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The decorated diagram : Harvard architecture and the failure of the Bauhaus legacy

Author: Klaus Herdeg
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1983.
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In answering the critic Clement Greenberg's query "why all those ugly buildings?" Klaus Herdeg lays the blame directly at the feet of Walter Gropius and the curriculum at the Harvard Graduate School  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herdeg, Klaus.
Decorated diagram.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1983
(OCoLC)558199136
Named Person: Walter Gropius; Walter Gropius; Walter Gropius; Walter Gropius
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Herdeg
ISBN: 026208127X 9780262081276
OCLC Number: 9154502
Description: vii, 125 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Harvard Architects and the Bauhaus Ethos --
2. Buildings: Design Confusion and its Results --
3. Teaching: A Critique of the Gropius Method --
4. Buildings and Convictions --
Appendixes --
A. Three Student Problem Formulations by Walter Gropius --
B. Bulletin, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 1946-1947 (Excerpts) --
Notes --
Illustration Credits.
Responsibility: Klaus Herdeg.

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