Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a 20th-century school of design, the aesthetic of which was influenced by and derived from techniques and materials employed especially in industrial fabrication and manufacture.

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  • proper n. a style in modernist architecture and modern design, from "Staatliches Bauhaus" in Weimar, Germany

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  • n. a German style of architecture begun by Walter Gropius in 1918

Etymologies

German, an architecture school founded by Walter Gropius : Bau, construction, architecture (from Middle High German , building, from Old High German, from būan, to dwell, settle + Haus, house (from Middle High German hūs, from Old High German).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From German (Staatliches) Bauhaus (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The exhibit is organized by Germany's three main Bauhaus institutes, the ­Bauhaus Archive Berlin, the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau and the Klassik Stiftung Weimar, with assistance from the ­Museum of Modern Art in New York, where a more modest version of the show will be mounted in November.

    Celebrating the Bauhaus at 90

  • Bauhaus is inviting and always packed full of people from the moment it opens till it closes at 1AM.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • In order to taste true darkness, you must trade in Bauhaus for The Vengaboys.

    April 27th, 2005

  • Ask most people what they think of when they hear the word Bauhaus, and they're likely to come up with tubular steel furniture, prefabricated housing, ranks of naïve utopians and

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  • The sequence is very ABC sitcommy with its outdoor vignettes of the family playing around, the names typeset in Bauhaus, and Charles Fox’s ingratiating theme song (cute, but not up to the standards of his excellent Angie theme).

    TV Boneyard : Scrubbles.net

  • If the Bauhaus was the House of Building, the Nauhaus (pronounced Now House) is a group of designers who are unapolegetically out to save the world.

    Sustainable Design Update » Blog Archive » NauHaus is a Very Fine House

  • He was shortlisted for the Becks Futures prize in 2005 for a piece called Bauhaus Revisited which paid homage to Josef Hartwig's 1924 chess set, where the shape of the pieces gave clues as to how they should be moved.

    Ryan Gander: Locked Room Scenario – review

  • Out of a school called Bauhaus, founded in 1919 in Weimar, Germany, rose one of the most important artistic movements of the 20th century.

    A Look Back at Bauhaus

  • In 1938 MoMA in New York mounted an exhibition called Bauhaus 1919-1928.

    Degenerate Art Exhibition, Munich 1937

  • In my post called The Bauhaus Moved to Tel Aviv, I wrote “German Jews who made aliya in the l930s brought with them the then-newest architect­ural ideas: the modernist ideas of ar­ch­itects Le Corb­usier and Walter Gropius”.

    Archive 2008-12-01

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