World Heritage site Dessau

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Experience today's Bauhaus spirit

The years between 1925 and 1932 marked the peak of Bauhaus architecture in Dessau. Until today, the Bauhaus style with its structural shapes and 20th century industrial design characterises Dessau's cityscape. The city is a stronghold of Bauhaus buildings. Its modern flair attracts arts and architecture lovers even 100 years after its peak phase. Get inspired by the fundamental Bauhaus concept, based on a successful coexistence in a fast-changing world - a topic that is still as relevant today as it was 100 years ago. The Bauhaus architecture was the key concept of European modernity. Dessau stands out with its architectural qualities. The common and interdisciplinary ideas of "New Building" inspire and fascinate its visitors. The architectural significance and radical new apporaches have a special effect on everyone - see it with your own eyes at the birthplace of an incomparable arts, design and architectural revolution that greatly influenced the past century.

Get to know "Bauhaus city" Dessau - one of the most important centres of art, design and architecture

Everyone who visits the birthplace of classical modernity's avant-garde, is bound to also visit the Bauhaus building, the Master's Houses, the Törten housing estate and other buildings like the Fieger House, the Stell House or the historic employment office. All Bauhaus buildings unite functionalism with the idea to unite work and living with the use of materials that, back then, were revolutionary: glass and reinforced concrete. Nowadays, this style significantly influences modern art movements. Come and see for yourself!