Walter Gropius - Google celebrates 125th Birthday of Bauhaus Founder
Walter Gropius Picture
Walter Gropius: Google Logo Honors (18th May 2008)The new Google logo celebrates the 125 Birthday of the Great German architect, Walter Gropius. For this Google has changed its logo to an artistic one which features buildings and designs. See Google Homepage here.
This is second logo honor in a row by Google in last 3 days, previous one was featured on 16th May 2008 to honor the invention of First Laser by Theodore Harold Maiman.
Note: In some countries you won't be seeing this logo for the next few hours, due to the time zone differences.
About Walter Gropius - Founder of the Bauhaus (Biography & Profile)
Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier Picture
Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of Bauhaus. Along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier, he is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture.
About Bauhaus - The House of Building
Bauhaus (House of Building or Building School) is the common term for the Staatliches Bauhaus, a school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and for the approach to design that it publicized and taught. It operated from 1919 to 1933. The Bauhaus school was founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar.
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