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He was heavily influenced by Paul Scheerbart a good artist and a great fantasy writer in his own rightand there is a strong Utopian and visionary streak running through much of his work.

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Bruno Taut: Alpine Architecture: A Utopia

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“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

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With full page illustrations and an informative essay on Taut’s alpine architecture, this book presents a classic work of architecture to a new generation.

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Hidden Architecture: Alpine Architecture

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. This work of Expressionist architecture is published here for the first time with a detailed scholarly commentary.

Trivia About Bruno Taut: Some might find the opposite, and enjoy the commentary and the annotated experience, but for me it felt like I was on a guided tour through a museum, when I was more than content to wander off on my own and stare at the images, and short epigrammatic poems Herr Taut left as marginalia on the pages of the original preliminary sketches. This exhibition focuses on Alpine Architecturea Utopian project designed by architect Bruno Taut displaying his building plans for a city in the Alps.


To allow any mediation or interpretation besides what one’s own eyes input seems a bit of a crime, if not a severe irritant at the very least. Richard marked it as to-read Mar 09, Advanced Search Find a Library. Drawings of the Alps crowned with crystal palaces, intricate aqueducts, and ornamental cathedrals. Taut claimed that architecture had to find an alternative to the war ideology of that time, and it had to be connected with mysticism, as he used to say: Jason John added it Aug 14, To avoid this, we must propose to the people, not only German, but the whole European higher-occupation, “extra-political Bruno Taut attempts to a futurist utopian, where technology has to help to the Geist.

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