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2703 Beamtensiedlung der Deutschen Werft  in Hamburg Gross Fottbek - Architekt Peter Behrens, erbaut 1921 | por christoph_bellin

2703 Beamtensiedlung der Deutschen Werft in Hamburg Gross Fottbek - Architekt Peter Behrens, erbaut 1921 | por christoph_bellin

Peter Behren's House, 1908, Mathildenhöhe (Darmstadt,Germany)

Peter Behrens Modernism

The Behrens’ house in the Darmstadt artists’ colony betrays his connection with Jugendstil. It foreshadows the rational synthesis between design and.

Peter Behrens (1868-1940) begins his career as an architect at Darmstadt, and he quickly becomes the foremost German designer of the period. Behrens strives to unite art with technology, and his buildings emphasize simplicity, flatness, careful ordering, and structural delineation. His theories and designs influence later architects associated with the Bahaus, including Walter Gropius, Mies van der Roher, and Le Corbusier, who all work in his office.

Peter Behrens (1868-1940) begins his career as an architect at Darmstadt, and he quickly becomes the foremost German designer of the period. Behrens strives to unite art with technology, and his buildings emphasize simplicity, flatness, careful ordering, and structural delineation. His theories and designs influence later architects associated with the Bahaus, including Walter Gropius, Mies van der Roher, and Le Corbusier, who all work in his office.

100 Architects’ Houses Series:

100 Architects’ Houses Series: #6. Peter Behrens and His 1901 Home in Mathildenhohe, Alexandraweg, Darmstadt

Door in Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt,  Hesse, Germany

Peter Behrens - 1901 - Art Nouveau door Behrens house - Darmstadt Artists' Colony in Mathildenhöhe - Photo by Arnim Schulz

Behrens, Berlin, German Shipbuilding Exhibition, AEG Pavilion, 1907.

Behrens, Berlin, German Shipbuilding Exhibition, AEG Pavilion, 1907.

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