As per our current Database, Walter Gropius has been died on Dec 5, 1969 (age 86).
When Walter Gropius die, Walter Gropius was 86 years old.
|Popular As||Walter Gropius|
|Age||86 years old|
|Born||May 18, 1883 (Berlin, Germany)|
Walter Gropius’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Walter Gropius was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
Founder of the Bauhaus school and pioneer of the Modernist movement in architecture. Designed Cologne's Werkbund Exhibition in 1914. Helped establish The Architects' Collaborative in Cambridge.
He couldn't draw, so he hired an assistant in school to do homework for him. He was hired by Peter Behrens' firm in 1908, where he worked with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Dietrich Marcks.
His work included the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, and the MetLife Building in New York City.
He was born the third child of Architect Walter Adolph Gropius and Manon Auguste Pauline Scharnweber. He married Alma Mahler, who was Gustav Mahler's widow; they divorced in 1920.
He and Le Corbusier were two of the key influences on modern architecture; they both worked for Behrens at the same time.