Atlantic icon Imagine you’re in 1922. Charles Lindbergh’s flight around the Atlantic hasn’t came about yet. Cars nonetheless appear to be horse-drawn carriages. And in Weimar, Germany the birthplace of German classicism (think Goethe and Schiller) an avant-garde artwork college called Bauhaus has, for the previous three years, been carrying on in a "crazy" model. Why are those folks running around in tunics, celebrating & meditating on layout? That query and others must were on the minds of state government leaders once they asked Bauhaus director Walter Gropius to provide the early result of the school’s work. Gropius’ solution to the political establishment of Thuringia, or Thuringen, which helped subsidize the college, came in the form of the world’s first Bauhaus construction, the Haus am Horn. In one week of exhibitions in 1923, the Bauhaus school verified its capacity for innovation with that mission and others.But financial & political pressures led the Bauhaus to go away Weimar for Dessau, Germany, & the house was offered. Haus am Horn survived the dark years of Nazism and World War II. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage website as it makes it’s the place where the groundbreaking concepts of classic modernism had been first on full display. The Haus am Horn in Weimar is the primary architectural instance from the famed school, and the one just one in the German town the place Bauhaus beganThis entry was posted in Ideas and tagged Architecture, Features, Homes Around the World, Iconic Homes, Modern Architecture, World of Design by Maxie Hockaday. Bookmark the Atlantic icon Architectural icon: the world’s first bauhaus house.
August 8, 2017