The day was already dawning when I reached the Konsum building. This was built in 1928 to plans by Walter Gropius. Its unusual height and its function as a department store made it a focal point of the Törten Housing Estate. The attached low-rise building with the shop floor is not visible in this photo.
The Bauhaus building Dessau was built in the years 1925 – 1926 to plans by Walter Gropius. It served as a school building for the Bauhaus art, design and architecture school. Since 1996 it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The “Seven Pillars” (Sieben Säulen) represent an artificial Roman ruin in Georgium. Thus, an English-style landscape park in Dessau-Roßlau is called. Together with the Wörlitzer Park, this forms the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz”. The name of the building raises a question: why does it have eight pillars?
In the years 1928-1930, the federal school of the ADGB Trade Union was established in Bernau bei Berlin. The architects were Hannes Meyer and Hans Wittwer. The building is considered a significant example of Bauhaus architecture.
The Bauhaus Archive in Berlin was built in 1979. Since then, it has collected literature, documents and works related to the Bauhaus. The founder of the Bauhaus Walter Gropius participated in the design. The characteristic shed roofs go back to his plans.
Jagdschloss Falkenlust is a hunting lodge in Brühl. Together with Augustusburg Palace (Schloss Augustusburg) and the park grounds, Falkenlust hunting lodge forms an ensemble. In 1984 this ensemble has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Augustusburg Palace (Schloss Augustusburg) was built in Brühl in the 18th century. Jagdschloss Falkenlust and Schloss Augustusburg form an ensemble and, together with the castle grounds, have been listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage since 1984.
A poster promoting the nomination of the Saale-Unstrut valley for UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are several posters displaying local personalities as well as examples of the cultural gems in this region. At the depicted poster found in Naumburg (Saale) you can see Reglindis, one of twelve donator portraits inside Naumburg Cathedral.
This door was the former main entrance of Johann Wolfgang Goethe’s home in Weimar. Today the building houses the Goethe National Museum and is part of the World Cultural Heritage Site ‘Classical Weimar’.
The main building Bauhaus University was designed by Henry van de Velde to house the studios of the sculptors at the Grand Ducal Saxon Art School. The edifice is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau’.
Sundial seen at the walls of Museum Hallstatt located in Hallstatt, a world heritage site in Austria. The museum presents the 2nd largest collection of pieces related to the Iron Age Hallstatt culture in Austria.