Walter Gropius Quote
As quoted in The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, p. 129
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWalter Gropius
Born: May 18, 1883
Died: July 5, 1969 (aged 86)
Bio: Walter Adolph Georg Gropius was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture.
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