Bauhaus; blending industry and art for function and grace. The Bauhaus movement is both a major milestone in the history of design and a timeless inspiration for architecture and furniture.
The elegant wooden chair range 118 by Sebastian Herkner for Thonet, was introduced at imm Cologne in early 2018 to great success, has reached new heights with a chic and comfortable bar stool.
Design: Mies van der Rohe, architect. A Celebration to Benefit the Farnsworth House at the Matthew Rachman Gallery. The National Trust for Historic Preservation wants to protect this celebrated residence from flooding by raising it on a hydraulic lift during storms.
Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect – South American buildings, photos, Brazilian architecture – Oscar Niemeyer architect, Brasilia, South American building designs.
Walter Gropius Architect – key buildings, Bauhaus founder, Modernist, Photos – 20th Century American architecture, Modern design projects Germany such as Werkbund Exhibition – office & factory, Cologne.
In June 1959, the French art dealer and collector Louis Carré moved with his third wife Olga into the house designed by Alvar Aalto in Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, some 40 km southwest of Paris.
Mies van der Rohe architect news – key architecture + designs by this celebrated architect: discussion about furniture from Philip Johnson’s 1930 New York apartment ; Catholic Pastoral Center building in Des Moines, USA, will undergo an extensive $10m renovation.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s apprentice, J C Caraway, it was built in the 1950’s. The building is listed on the Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places and National Historic Register under the original name – Rest Heaven Motel.
Controversial changes to Erno Goldfinger’s 1960s Balfron Tower in east London approved by planners. The Twentieth Century Society had called for redevelopment designs by Studio Egret West and Ab Rogers to be abandonded.
Bauhaus Architecture in Celle, Lower Saxony: with over 490 colourful half-timbered houses, Celle presents the largest compact ensemble of its kind in Europe and is one of the most splendid towns in Germany.
Reflection on Bernat Klein CBE Hon FRIAS, textile designer, one of the most notable Scottish architectural clients of the 20th Century – info & photos of Bernat Klein Studio, Selkirk building, Scottish Borders.
RIBA Award for £21.5 million expansion of Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. The building design is by Stirling Prize-winning architect Stanton Williams.
Rowan Moore discusses “one of the best British architects of the 20th century”, yet largely unknown around the world: “His buildings are adventurous but poised; lucid, brave in conception and considered in their detail.”
The most influential school of art and design of the 20th century: Bauhaus Beginnings at Getty Research Institute examines founding principles of the landmark institution on its 100th anniversary.