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A comprehensive travel guide dedicated to Germany's Bauhaus architecture, this book takes an in-depth look at over 100 locations that can still be visited today. Established in 1919 in Weimar, the Bauhaus college for design influenced one of the world's most important Modernist movements. Divided into three geographic sections that follow the locations of the school-Weimar (1919-25), Dessau (1925-33), and Berlin (1933)-this unique travel guide leads readers through the most important Bauhaus structures in Germany. Each section features important sites that are given historical background. These entries are illustrated with historic and contemporary photography, and are accompanied by up-to-date tourist information. Throughout the book short essays highlight significant events and figures of the Bauhaus movement. This guidebook is an indispensible reference for anyone traveling to Germany's greatest extant Bauhaus structures. AUTHOR: Ngolf kern is Director of the Media and Communications Department of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Until 2014 he was the speaker of the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau. Susanne Knorr is an art historian and author.Christian Welzbacher is an art historian and author, his book Die Staatsarchitektur der Weimarer Republik (2006) received great attention. 231 illustrations, 109 in colour

 

Details

ISBN: 9783791382531
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 304
Publication Date: 3 Apr 2017
Publisher: Prestel
Publication City, Country: Munich, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 2.3(H) x 1.4(L)

 

Reviews

"For those itching to explore design's most ambitious movement, the Bauhaus Travel Book is indispensable." -Departures Home + Design
"For those itching to explore design's most ambitious movement, the Bauhaus Travel Book is indispensable." -Departures Home + Design

 

Author Biography

NGOLF KERN is Director of the Media and Communications Department of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Until 2014 he was the speaker of the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau. SUSANNE KNORR is an art historian and author.CHRISTIAN WELZBACHER is an art historian and author, his book Die Staatsarchitektur der Weimarer Republik (2006) received great attention.

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