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Bauhaus Dessau – Dessau, Germany

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Building: Bauhaus Dessau
Location: Dessau, Germany
Architect: Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer
Furniture Designer: Marcel Breuer
Construction: 1925-1926

AE Interests: Recessed columns allow for glass curtain wall; steel framework supports expansive glass facade; delicate corner columns create sense of lightness; asymmetrical wings arranged in pinwheel configuration, alluding to aircraft propellers.

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The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation: [1]

Written by Chou-Hsien Lin

October 19, 2018 at 1:01 pm

Posted in Built

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