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List of Walter Gropius Architecture

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List of Walter Gropius buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Walter Gropius architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Walter Gropius buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

Examples of buildings on this list: MetLife Building, Josephine M. Hagerty House and more.

This list answers the questions, "What buildings did Walter Gropius design?" and "What do Walter Gropius structures look like?"
  • Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known simply as Bauhaus, was an art school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and taught. It operated from 1919 to 1933. At that time the German term Bauhaus —literally "house of construction"—was understood as meaning "School of Building". The Bauhaus was first founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar. In spite of its name, and the fact that its founder was an architect, the Bauhaus during the first years of its existence did not have an architecture department. Nonetheless, it was founded with the idea of creating a "total" work of art in which all arts, including architecture, would...  more
    • City/Town: Germany
    • Architect: Walter Gropius
    • Created By: Walter Gropius
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    Bauhaus Archive

    The Bauhaus Archive Museum of Design, in Berlin, collects art pieces, items, documents and literature which relate to the Bauhaus School, one of the most influential schools of architecture, design, and art of the 20th century and puts them on public display....  more
    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Architect: Walter Gropius
    • Created By: Walter Gropius
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    US Embassy, Athens

    See GE Kidder Smith New Architecture of Europe, P 147, Pelican 1962...  more
    • City/Town: Athens, Attica, Greece, Europe
    • Architect: Walter Gropius, H Morse Payne Jr
    • Created By: Walter Gropius, H Morse Payne Jr
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    Fagus Factory

    The Fagus Factory, a shoe last factory in Alfeld on the Leine, Lower Saxony, Germany, is an important example of early modern architecture. Commissioned by owner Carl Benscheidt who wanted a radical structure to express the company's break from the past, the factory was designed by Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer. It was constructed between 1911 and 1913, with additions and interiors completed in 1925. For the first time a complete facade is conceived in glass. The supporting piers are reduced to narrow mullions of brick. The corners are left without any support, yielding an unprecedented sense of openness and continuity between inside and out. The expression of the flat roof has also...  more
    • City/Town: Lower Saxony, Germany
    • Architect: Walter Gropius
    • Created By: Walter Gropius