Arthur Korn (Architect)

Arthur Korn (Architect)

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Arthur Korn was a German Jewish architect and urban planner who was a proponent of modernism in Germany and the UK. Born in Breslau in Silesia in 1891. Between 1909 and 1911 he studied at the K nigliche Kunst- und Kunstgewerbeschule in Berlin. After World War I he worked briefly at the office of expressionist architect Erich Mendelsohn. In the 1920s he was active in the modernist architectural movement in Berlin, and associated with Bauhaus architects such as Walter Gropius and Ernst May. He was a member of Der Ring Berlin architectural collective. He published his influential work Glas. Im Bau und als Gebrauchsgegenstand in 1929. After the Nazi rise to power he was forbidden to practice as an architect in Germany on account of being Jewishshow more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134935514
  • 9786134935517