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How Bauhaus came to Palestine
Arieh Sharon, the father of Israeli architecture, trained his gifted students at Bauhaus. He and his colleagues, Genia Averbuch, Zeev Rechter and Dov Karmi, managed an unusual balancing act in the 1930‘s during the construction of the White City in Tel Aviv. Never again would the longing for a time long begone be expressed in such a modern way in the future.
The White Pavilions of Interwar Beirut
Migrating communities as a burden for the host societies? Beirut tends to prove that migration can sometimes offer a rather challenging context for regeneration and innovation, both for the host societies and the migrants.
“Jeanneret” made in India
The so-called “Jeanneret Furniture” of the north Indian city Chandigarh is directly associated with Le Corbusier and the European 20th century modernists.
From Dessau to Tokyo
The long-standing ties between the Asian island nation and the old world are not only political in nature, but also cultural. Let us therefore take a look at some of the protagonists, who, in direct interaction through their travels, their work and their contacts, built bridges between Japan and the Bauhaus.