A new glass age has begun, which is equal in beauty to the old one of Gothic windows.
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|Birth:||4th June, 1891|
|Death:||14th November, 1978|
Arthur Korn was born in Breslau in Silesia. He was a German Jewish architect and urban planner who was a proponent of modernism in Germany and the UK. He was a member of Der Ring Berlin architectural collective. He published his influential work Glass. Between 1941 and 1945 he taught architecture and planning at the Oxford School of Architecture, then, from 1945 at the Architectural Association in London. He retired in 1965 before moving to Austria in 1969. Influenced by the principles of the Die Neue Sachlichkeit, Glass in Modern Architecture, published in 1929, has been described by Raymond McGrath as a 'prophetic book'.
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