Fagus - Industrial Culture from Werkbund to Bauhaus
Princeton Architectural Press
The main buildng of the Fagus shoe factory in Alfeld, Germany, is a
seminal structure in the history of modern architecture. Design by Bauhaus
founder Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer, the factory achieved an innovative
optical effect in a curtain of glass: the walls seemed to vanish.
Fagus traces the history of the company and its buildings from 1911
through the late 1920s. I also focuses on the concept of industrial
culture, in which architecture, interior design, graphic design, and
photography were interrelated with the company's business philosophy.
This book has been translated from German.
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