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The Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany

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The
ur-Modernist building, designed by Walter Gropius and completed in 1926,
features one of the earliest versions of the now-commonplace glass curtain
wall. The crazy thing about the Bauhaus is that, for all the school’s
well-known philosophizing about industrial methods, its own building was
lovingly handmade, something that becomes obvious if you set foot inside.

More
Modernism:
The
Bauhaus building is open to the public for exhibitions and events, and when in
Dessau, you can also visit Bauhaus treasures such as the Master’s Houses and
the Restaurant Kornhaus.

World's Most Beautiful Buildings

The Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany

The
ur-Modernist building, designed by Walter Gropius and completed in 1926,
features one of the earliest versions of the now-commonplace glass curtain
wall. The crazy thing about the Bauhaus is that, for all the school’s
well-known philosophizing about industrial methods, its own building was
lovingly handmade, something that becomes obvious if you set foot inside.

More
Modernism:
The
Bauhaus building is open to the public for exhibitions and events, and when in
Dessau, you can also visit Bauhaus treasures such as the Master’s Houses and
the Restaurant Kornhaus.

imagebroker / Alamy

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