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Bauhausgebäude

It’s almost impossible to overstate the significance of this building, erected in 1925–26, as a school of Bauhaus art, design and architecture. Today a smattering of lucky students from an urban studies program use …
Architecture in Dessau-Rosslau

Meisterhäuser

You’ll find the three remaining Meisterhäuser on leafy Ebertallee, a 15-minute walk west of the Hauptbahnhof. The leading lights of the Bauhaus movement lived together as neighbours in these white cubist structures …
Architecture in Dessau-Rosslau

Törten Estate

The leafy Törten Estate, in Dessau’s south, built in the 1920s, is a prototype of the modern working-class estate. Although many of the 300-plus homes have been altered in ways that would have outraged their purist …
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Haus Muche/Schlemmer

The Haus Muche/Schlemmer makes it apparent that the room proportions used, and some of the design experiments, such as low balcony rails, don't really cut it in the modern world. At the same time, other features are…
Architecture in Dessau-Rosslau

Kurt Weill Zentrum in Haus Feininger

Haus Feininger, former home of Lyonel Feininger, now pays homage to Dessau-born Kurt Weill, who later became playwright Bertolt Brecht’s musical collaborator in Berlin, and composed The Threepenny Opera and its hit …
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Gropiushaus

Walter Gropius' house is the most recently reconstructed of the Master's Houses, opening to the public in 2014. The building houses the ticket office for the remaining three Meisterhäuser, and is also used for speci…
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Haus Kandinsky/Klee

The Haus Kandinsky/Klee is most notable for the varying pastel shades in which Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee painted their walls (re-created today). There's also biographical information about the two artists and …