Jun Sekino completes Bauhaus-inspired beach house in eastern Thailand

Architect Jun Sekino employed clean-lined geometric forms and patinated concrete walls to create a tropical take on modernist architecture for this house in Thailand’s Tha Mai district. Sekino’s Bangkok studio designed the property for a German photographer with an admiration of Bauhaus architecture – the style that emerged from the school founded by architect Walter Gropius.

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Gonzalez Hinz Zabala to design new Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Barcelona architecture firm Gonzalez Hinz Zabala has been selected to design the new Bauhaus Museum Dessau, seeing off competition from New York practice Young & Ayata. Gonzalez Hinz Zabala and Young & Ayata drew for first place in the international competition in 2015, which aimed to attract up-and-coming firms. The winning design features expanses of glazing and an exposed framework.

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10 of Tel Aviv’s best examples of Bauhaus residential architecture

Tel Aviv is home to one of the best-preserved collections of Bauhaus and International Style architecture in the world. Micha Gross from the Israeli city’s Bauhaus Center has selected 10 of the most important examples (+ slideshow). Over 4,000 Bauhaus-style buildings were constructed in Tel Aviv between 1920 and 1940, by German-Jewish architects who immigrated More

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Kedem Shinar bases boxy Israel home on Bauhaus architecture

Tel Aviv architect Kedem Shinar drew on Israel’s Bauhaus architecture and her training in Japan to create the clean lines of this bright white house in Carmey Yossef (+ movie). The 350-square-metre residence is set on a plot surrounded by pine, cypress and olive trees in Carmey Yossef, a settlement between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. For the design, Shinar took her cues More

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Staab Architekten chosen to extend Berlin’s Bauhaus-Archiv with “almost frail” design

Berlin architect Volker Staab has won a competition to extend the Bauhaus archive and museum in the German capital, designed by founder Walter Gropius in the 1960s. The new 6,700-square-metre extension will create new exhibition galleries for the Bauhaus-Archiv and Museum für Gestaltung, which holds the world’s largest collection of materials on the history of the […]

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Two designs draw first place in Bauhaus Museum design competition

Two teams, from Barcelona and New York, have been awarded joint first place in a competition to design a new home for the Bauhaus Museum Dessau (+ slideshow). The jury for the international competition selected two proposals for the new museum, which will preserve and present a collection of products created by the influential German […]

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Design competition announced for new Bauhaus Museum

News: a competition will be launched next week to design a new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau, where the famous German art and design school was based between 1925 and 1932. The Foundation Bauhaus Dessau plans to open a new museum in 2019, coinciding with the centenary of the historic school founded by architect Walter Gropius. Related story: Bauhaus […]
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