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Bauhaus Building Dessau : German Architecture Contest
German Architecture competition: Bauhaus Building & Masters’ Houses
9 Jan 2008
New Ideas for the missing Gropius Masterhouses in Dessau
Closing Date: 14.02.2008
The Bauhaus Building and the Masters’ Houses in Dessau, by architect Walter Gropius, have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage since 1996. The Renovation of the Bauhaus Building and the Masters’ Houses in line with monument conservation practice underpins this status.
The object of the competition is an urban design scheme to repair the Masters’ Houses complex.
The competition encompasses:
– Consideration of the Moholy-Nagy House (the destroyed Master’s House) and the Gropius House (the destroyed original Director’s House).
– Urban design and landscape architecture of the Masters’ Houses complex, including the site of the perimeter wall and the former refreshment kiosk by Mies van der Rohe,
– Development of traffic infrastructure in the immediate vicinity including the “Seven Pillars” junction, Solutions for these areas, with due regard to their specified uses, are to be developed for the competition.
Further Information free of charge: www.jostconsult.de / www.competitionline.de
Participants have to register on the above website. The official language of the competition is German. A non-official translation in English is available.
Bauhaus Building architect : Walter Gropius
Bauhaus Building Dessau
image © Gordon Watkinson
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