Bauhaus Movement

BAUHAUS- a school in Germany, founded by Walter Gropius. It combined studies of fine arts, crafts & design; used machines to its advantage. This resulted to the style’s hallmarks: FUNCTION + BEAUTY + MASS-PRODUCTION w/ emphasis on INDUSTRIAL forms. What started out as a school became a movement as the school’s ethos were carried along by faculty members when they relocated during WWII. Materials: steel, glass, concrete. Bauhaus would then go on to pave the way for other Modernist styles.

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