meaning of Bauhaus

Bauhaus meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1923, from German Bauhaus, virtually "architecture-house;" college of design established in Weimar, Germany, 1919 by Walter Gropius (1883-1969), later on extended toward concepts it embodied. First factor is bau "building, building, framework," from Old tall German buan "to live" (see bound (adj.2)). For 2nd element, see house (n.).

Bauhaus meaning in General Dictionary

a German form of design started by Walter Gropius in 1918

Bauhaus - German to English


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