Wal·ter [wawl-ter; German vahl-tuhr], /ˈwɔl tər; German ˈvɑl tər/, 1883–1969, German architect, in the U.S. from 1937.
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How to use Gropius in a sentence
That was what was behind those letters between Gropius and Barr.
There are very interesting letters between Walter Gropius, head of the Bauhaus, and Alfred Barr, the first director of MoMA.
"Walter Gropius," I say to the doorman who looks a bit like Mike Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad.
British Dictionary definitions for Gropius
Walter. 1883–1969, US architect, designer, and teacher, born in Germany. He founded (1919) and directed (1919–28) the Bauhaus in Germany. His influence stemmed from his adaptation of architecture to modern social needs and his pioneering use of industrial materials, such as concrete and steel. His buildings include the Fagus factory at Alfeld (1911) and the Bauhaus at Dessau (1926)
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