the architectural school of Walter Gropius, founded in Germany, 1919: it promoted a synthesis of painting, sculpture, and architecture, the adaptation of science and technology to architecture, and an emphasis on functionalism
Origin of BauhausGerman ; from bauen, to build + haus, a house
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.
Origin of BauhausGerman, an architecture school founded by Walter Gropius : Bau, construction, architecture (from Middle High German b&umacron;, building, from Old High German, from b&umacron;an, to dwell, settle; see bheu&schwa;- in Indo-European roots) + Haus, house (from Middle High German h&umacron;s, from Old High German).
- a style in modernist architecture and modern design, from "Staatliches Bauhaus" in Weimar, Germany
From German (Staatliches) Bauhaus