Through more than 100 structures, most of which are open to tourism, this volume makes it possible to experience the historical and architectural vestiges of the "New Architecture." Besides the famous buildings, it presents insider tips for sites to visit throughout Germany.
Looking at the status and meaning of Bauhaus objects in relation to the school's history, this book features contributions from some of the most brilliant scholars writing in the field. It offers a fresh treatment of the Bauhaus school and re-examines the history of the Bauhaus and its continuing legacy.
Analyzes the accomplishments and dispels the myths of the Bauhaus. This book investigates its professors' and students' interactions with mass culture; establishes the complexity of its relationship with Wilhelmine, Nazi, and postwar German politics. It provides insights on the Bauhaus from a historical perspective.