2019 marks the 100th birthday of the Bauhaus in Weimar. Lukas Stege views the new Bauhaus museum's building site and traces its legacy in the city: where its architects studied, what they built and where they partied.
The Bauhaus buildings in Weimar and Dessau may be monuments, but they are by no means relics of a bygone era. Relying on the Bauhaus pioneering spirit, they are used today for teaching and research based on fresh ideas.
Whether in Wartburg Castle or Weimar – great minds such as Luther and Goethe have made Thuringia world famous. Many of the places where they lived and worked have been preserved to this day.
A new exhibition in Moscow looks at how a small group of Bauhaus students brought the movement to the USSR. It comes ahead of an international celebration of the movement's 100th anniversary in 2019.
The 18th century dukes created artistic landscaped gardens here; the Bauhaus masters ushered in the era of modern architecture. For visitors, that means UNESCO World Heritage sites wherever you look.
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