Fagus factory, Alfeld an der Leine, Lower Saxony

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RIBApix ref no RIBA24085
Architect/DesignerGropius, Walter (1883-1969)
Meyer, Adolf (1881-1929)
Artist/PhotographerKnobel, Lance
CityAlfeld an der Leine
Subject Date1912
Image Date1983
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP Box 893 Gropius
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This shoe last factory, commissioned by Karl Benscheidt (1858-1947), is considered to be an important example of early modern architecture, especially as an early example of the use of curtain walling.

Subject tags

curtain walling, glass, factories, brickwork