- Name: Walter Gropius
- Born: 05/18/1883
- Died: 07/05/1969 (86 years old)
Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who, along with Alvar Aalto, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modernist architecture. He is a founder of Bauhaus in Weimar (1919). Gropius was also a leading architect of the International Style.
Birth Name: Walter Adolph Georg Gropius
Awards: AIA Gold Medal, Albert Medal, Goethe Prize
Alias: Walter Adolph Georg Gropius
Birth Place: Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Death Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Walter Gropius quotes :
The fear that individuality will be crushed out by the growing 'tyranny' of standardization is the sort of myth which cannot withstand the briefest examination.Walter Gropius
Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society.Walter Gropius