Fagus factory, Alfeld an der Leine, Lower Saxony

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RIBApix ref no RIBA70773
Architect/DesignerGropius, Walter (1883-1969)
Meyer, Adolf (1881-1929)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Charlotte
CityAlfeld an der Leine
Subject Date1912
Image Date1973
StyleModern Movement
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 73-14-28
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / 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