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Expressionism Architecture

Discover the unique features and design principles of Expressionism architecture. Immerse yourself in the expressive and artistic buildings that showcase this captivating architectural style.
De La Warr Pavilion: spiral staircase [Credit: Herbert Felton—Hulton Archive/Getty Images] Types Of Architecture, Architecture Sketch, Modern Architecture, Art Deco Stairs, Erich Mendelsohn, Art Deco Movement, Famous Architects, Interior Stairs, Spiral Staircase

Erich Mendelsohn, (born March 21, 1887, Allenstein, Ger. [now Olsztyn, Pol.]—died Sept. 15, 1953, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.), German architect known initially for his Einstein Tower in Potsdam, a notable example of German Expressionism in architecture, and later for his use of modern materials and construction methods to make what he saw as organically unified buildings. While studying architecture at the Technical Academy in Munich, he supported himself by selling his paintings and by…

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Hans Poelzig’s Sulphuric Acid Factory in Luboń, Poland (1911-1912) – SOCKS Architecture Blueprints, German Architecture, Industrial Architecture, Industrial Buildings, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Building, Architecture Details, Building Art, Historical Architecture

In a parallel with Ross Wolfe, (yet purely coincidential) we publish here an early industrial work of architect Hans Poelzig, one of the finest examples of German Architectural Expressionism. As an architect and theoretician, Poelzig was particularly interested in developing a language...

Miguel Gallego
Here is the west facade of Jensen's Grundvig church.  I'm calling it Modernist-Neo-Gothic.  Others just call it awesome! Sacred Architecture, Religious Architecture, Church Architecture, Art Deco Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Copenhagen Architecture, Expressionism Architecture, Historic Architecture, Architecture Photo

jensen-klint's main work, the grundtvig memorial church northwest of copenhagen, is often named as an example of expressionist architecture. we should always be suspicious of categories in art and the partial blindness they induce, but few categories carry more misunderstandings and nonsense than expressionism. with jensen-klint, I believe the term should be avoided altogether. we are looking at a neo-gothic church. the great change in scale between the church and the surrounding housing has…

Brandon Pearce

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