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  • Approximately 1:400 scale
  • Model size Bauhaus (l/b/h) ca. 25 cm/16 cm/5 cm
  • Four-color printing on white cardboard 190 gr/m2
  • 2 Model arches size Din A 4
  • Packed as environmentally friendly PP-flat bag
  • Contents German manual and background information
  • Easy to build: scissors, ruler, glue – that's it
  • 6.90 Euro

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Bauhaus Dessau

The Bauhaus, founded in 1919 in Weimar , became immediately the most famous art, design and architecture school in Germany. For political reasons it moved in 1925  from Weimar to Dessau. In only 13-month construction time the key work of the modern age - the Bauhaus Dessau was built after plans of Walter Gropius. Since 1996 it belongs to the UNESCO world heritage.

Gropius said: " One must walk all around this construction to grasp its physicalness and the function of his components ". The buildings form a plastically jointed arrangement with interdependent, different construction bodies. Their functions are already to be recognised from the outside. The school rooms, the studio house and the workshops are connected by a 2-storied bridge with each other. Here were the construction office of Gropius and administrative rooms. Residential studios and kitchen were to be found in the studio building. Assembly hall and stage were accommodated in the low building between studio house and workshop tract. In 1932 Bauhaus was closed by the National Socialists. During the 2-nd world war destroys partially and in 1976 appropriate for monument redeveloped the scientific-cultural centre which began with the construction of a Bauhaus collection was based in the same year. In 1984 the " educational centre began Bauhaus Dessau " with his work. The endowment Bauhaus Dessau was based in 1994. To the 80-year-old birthday of Bauhaus Dessau in December the 10-year-old renovation of the building was concluded.