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The “German Pavilion” for the 1929 World Exhibition in Barcelona is a prime example of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's “flowing spaces” and is one of the Bauhaus architect’s most famous buildings ever.
“The Spirit of the Bauhaus is in my DNA”
For Gropius the maison’s lodge was an ideal. When the Sagrada Família in Barcelona was built, it became a reality. In the very years when the Bauhaus came to an end, a similar and yet completely different kind of school was established in the Spanish metropolis. It moved into new headquarters in the fall of 2017. We spoke with the architect of the Escola Massana.