Bauhaus

adjective
Bau·​haus | \ ˈbau̇-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce Bauhaus (audio) \

Definition of Bauhaus

: of, relating to, or influenced by a school of design noted especially for a program that synthesized technology, craftsmanship, and design aesthetics

First Known Use of Bauhaus

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bauhaus

German Bauhaus, literally, architecture house, school founded by Walter Gropius

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“Bauhaus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bauhaus. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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