Meaning of Bauhaus

Bau•haus

Pronunciation: (bou'hous"), [key]
— n.
  1. a school of design established in Weimar in 1919 by Walter Gropius, moved to Dessau in 1926, and closed in 1933 as a result of Nazi hostility.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the concepts, ideas, or styles developed at the Bauhaus, characterized chiefly by an emphasis on functional design in architecture and the applied arts.
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