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Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau
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Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Germany
Best of: Architecture, Modern
Description:
Between 1919 and 1933, the Bauhaus School, based first in Weimar and then in Dessau, revolutionized architectural and aesthetic concepts and practices. The buildings put up and decorated by the school's professors (Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Wassily Kandinsky) launched the Modern Movement, which shaped much of the architecture of the 20th century.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.