(1886-1969) a US architect, born in Germany, who many people consider to be one of the most important architects of the 20th century. He designed many steel and glass skyscrapers such as the Seagram Building in New York City. He was a teacher in the Bauhaus in Germany, and his buildings are very plain, practical, and without decoration.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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