The pioneers of modernism wanted to develop healthy airy pleasant homes for working people that were cheap to build. Many present-day architects and urban planners feel indebted to the Bauhaus's agenda and innovations.
The Bauhaus mastermind was 85 years old when he agreed to design a new residency for the German ambassador in Buenos Aires. It was one of his last projects and among his best. The only problem — it never got built.
Far away from Weimar and Dessau, Bauhaus lives on in the Maria Laach Abbey in the Eifel region. One of the most famous Bauhaus ceramists was a monk in the pilgrimage church. His designs are still reproduced there today.
Tel Aviv celebrates 100 years of homegrown Bauhaus-inspired architecture with the opening of the White City Center. Designed for White City residents and visitors, it will help preserve the area's storied architecture.
Berlin is many things: the German capital, seat of government and cultural metropolis. But above all Berlin is fascinating, a city that is constantly changing. Maybe that's why it's such a tourist hotspot.
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