The Bauhaus left many traces in Dessau: the academy complex, the Masters' Houses, a waterside restaurant and the employment office are now icons of modern architecture.
Artistic landscaped gardens; lots of middle ages flair; a hot spot of modern Bauhaus architecture – for visitors, that means: UNESCO World Heritage sites wherever you look in Saxony-Anhalt.
Bamberg's old town center, Aachen Cathedral and the Bauhaus in Dessau – all are UNESCO World Heritage sites. With our new "DW World Heritage 360" app you can explore them in a completely new way.
As the Bauhaus celebrates its centennial, DW visits its place of origin. And learns that the world-famous school of architecture has more to offer than white facades and right-angled corners.
Whether Wartburg or Weimar, whether Goethe or Gropius – the traces of famous Germans lead to Thuringia. In 2019 especially the Bauhaus Art School, which revolutionized architecture 100 years ago.
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