Peter Behrens


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Noun1.Peter Behrens - German architect known for his simple utilitarian factory buildings (1868-1940)
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It was these motifs (exaggerated arches, heavy Doric columns often strengthened with massive blocks of rustication), rather than delicate Palladian details, that appealed to those early 20th-century architects like Peter Behrens, Mies van der Rohe, Alvar Aalto and Gunnar Asplund whose neoclassicism evolved into modernism.
Top: Peter Behrens Hoechst Dyeworks in Frankfurt-Hoechst, main hall, interior, 1920-25 (c) akg-images/Peter Seidel and, detail of Georges Barbier Fans, 1924, lithograph, Collection Kharbine-Tapabor, Paris (c) Bridgeman Art Library.
Professor Peter Behrens, a surgeon collaborator from Hamburg, Germany said, "Microfracture has been around for more than 20 years and despite its success, results were inconsistent.
Following famous designs by Peter Behrens and Mies van der Rohe, the architects of the German Pavilions at the 1958 World's Fair in Brussels sought to create buildings that were open to the outside and on a human scale.
Behrens - Holliann Piercey and Peter Behrens II, of Springfield, twin sons.