Erich Mendelsohn

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Noun1.Erich Mendelsohn - German architect who migrated to Palestine in 1937 (1887-1953)Erich Mendelsohn - German architect who migrated to Palestine in 1937 (1887-1953)
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But the finest example of seaside modernism is also the best and most sophisticated of 1930s modern movement buildings in Britain: the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill-on-Sea, designed by the great German architect, Erich Mendelsohn, in partnership with Serge Chermayeff (Fig.
As architect Erich Mendelsohn, who immigrated to the United States in the early 1940s, put it, accepting modern architecture made Jews "full participants in this momentous period of American history"
It is reflected in the works of some architects, such as Erich Mendelsohn, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and the constructivists, combined with the feelings of a sensitive soul living in perfect harmony with nature, but which evinces its passion for sculptural creation.
Institute of Play is also directly inspired by modernist architecture and, in particular, buildings by Erich Mendelsohn.
McAslan has for several years developed this expertise, in parallel to the design of crisp new buildings, as seen in the refurbishment of such important Modernist buildings as the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, by Erich Mendelsohn and Serge Chermayeff.
At the outset of this fascinating book, Sabine Hake admits that she is revisiting "what initially might appear as familiar terrain" (2), such as the city planning of Martin Wagner, the buildings of Erich Mendelsohn and Ludwig Hilbersheimer, the flaneur essays of Siegfried Kracauer and Franz Hessel, Alfred Doblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz, and Walter Ruttmann's Berlin, die Sinfonie der Grossstadt.
The architect chosen for the task was Ernst Sagebiel, who until 1932 had been head Building Director for the great Jewish modernist architect Erich Mendelsohn.
Just as Anne Frank might be writing romantic novels in Frankfurt, Salman Schocken might have continued to sell clothes in even more department stores designed by Erich Mendelsohn, and the Jewish team Hakoah Vienna might have won a few more Austrian football championships; thus the heroes of this book might have turned German society of the 1950s and 1960s into an exciting intellectual culture.