A German-born twentieth-century architect who was a founder of the Bauhaus school. After 1937 he lived in the United States and taught at Harvard University, where he continued to advocate Bauhaus principles, particularly the use of functional materials and clean, geometric designs. His work greatly influenced modern architecture. (See functionalism.)
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For as much as Walter was a maniac, he was at the forefront of printing art.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
He then added, unhelpfully, “All English writers are the same; Walter Scott excepted, all lack a plot.”
Earlier this year, 78-year-old Walter Williams found himself in a similar predicament.
Rep. Walter Jones, an antiwar Republican, was one of the few to give voice to the problem.The Pentagon Is Officially Clueless About the ISIS War|Tim Mak|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Walter Bellamy, Esquire, sitting in state, received his friend and partner with many smiles and much urbanity.
The plans and objects of Mr Walter Bellamy were best known to himself.
Sir Walter Scott smoked in his carriage, and regularly after dinner, loving both pipes and cigars.
Walter Mildmay, an English statesman, died; founder of Emanuel college.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Walter Fetherston was a writer of breathless mystery—but he was the essence of mystery himself.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux