Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

3-1980

Description

Tel Aviv has the largest collection of architecture in the International of any city in the world. This photograph is an example of housing built in the Bauhaus style, a style developed in pre-Nazi Germany. Because of the climate in Tel Aviv, the windows were downsized (Bauhaus architecture in Europe generally features a large window). This building also has many other features of the Bauhaus style, including curved surfaces, asymmetry and a lack of ornamentation.

Notes

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Society_&_Culture/Architecture/Bauhaus.html

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Building Type

Apartment building

Building Style

International Style

Subject Headings

Housing -- Gush Dan -- Tel Aviv; Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Modern Movement;

Country Name

Israel

Region Name

Gush Dan

City Name

Tel Aviv

Keywords

bauhaus, housing, architecture, downtown

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