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bauhausmuseum dessau


the bauhaus museum presents itself as a strong, memorable form. with its iconic appearance it adds missing urban qualities to the city center of dessau. the building works as an urban hub in the transition area between city center and



park. yet the bauhaus museum is not a solitary building in the classical sense, but a multi-layered structure where functions of the museum and public space intertwine. the proposal emphazises the efforts of the city of dessau to




position itself as a “bauhaus city”. in addition to the exhibition of the enormous collection, the new bauhaus museum focusses on an open discourse and discussion, which is manifested in the building by an open plan layout.