Peter Behrens


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German architect known for his simple utilitarian factory buildings (1868-1940)

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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.
Le Corbusier's Villa Stein) and of the Bauhaus in Germany (e.g., the industrial buildings of Peter Behrens) are contemporaneous with the School of Medicine.
Behrens - Holliann Piercey and Peter Behrens II, of Springfield, twin sons.
In addition to textual errors, several of the figures are misidentified: Figure 142 shows Arrighi's calligraphy as cut in wood for his writing manual, not his typeface design; the "Mediaval" (attributed to Peter Behrens in the text) of Figure 163 is actually the capitals for Koch Aniqua, the lowercase of which is shown in the very next illustration; the illustration of Ditchling in Figure 52 is almost definitely a drawing, not a wood-engraving, as the caption says; etc.
This assertion is well illustrated by Davies with 106 houses arranged in chronological order, from Peter Behrens' House in Darmstadt, Germany (1901) to Ma Qingyun's Father's House, in Shaanxi, China (2000).
The Law of Dreams Peter Behrens Anansi 408 pages, hardcover ISBN 9780887842078
Eichler * Walter Gropius * Le Corbusier * Peter Behrens
Baillie Scott (British, 1865-1945), Henry Van de Velde (Belgian, 1863-1959), Peter Behrens (German, 1868-1940), Eliel Saarinen (Finnish, 1873-1950) and Gustav Stickley (American, 1858-1942).
Representative works of this group include James Deetz's In Small Things Forgotten (1977) and Tilman Buddensieg's Industrielkultur: Peter Behrens and the AEG (1984).
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.
Everything that happens and does not happen here feels painfully and awkwardly true, even the notes of redemption." PETER BEHRENS