"a most extraordinary white oval affair which might have been designed by Gropius"
Monument to the March dead - designed by Gropius in 1921
Public DomainMonument to the March dead - designed by Gropius in 1921

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (1883-1869) was a German architect. He is  considered one of the founding masters of modern architecture. Among other creations he is responsible for the design of the Harvard Graduate Center, the University of Baghdad, the John F. Kennedy Federal Office Building and Pan Am Building.