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.
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 bauhaus
- German an architecture school founded by Walter Gropius Bau construction, architecture (from Middle High German bū building) (from Old High German) (from būan to dwell, settle bheuə- in Indo-European roots) Haus house (from Middle High German hūs) (from Old High German)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From German (Staatliches) Bauhaus