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Monuments for the free spirit
If you automatically think of Israel with respect to the Bauhaus and the Middle East, you probably paid attention at school. But there is also plenty of Modern architecture to discover in the Arab world.
How the Bauhaus found its way back to Europe
We tend to see the influence of the Bauhaus on the USA as a one-way street. In fact, the fertilisation was reciprocal and continues to this day.
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.
Prussian Islands in an Oriental Sea
The White City in Tel Aviv is regarded as the world's largest collection of buildings from the classic modern era. Many of them were built by former Bauhausler. But the origins of the modern movement in the Holy Land reach far beyond the Bauhaus.
bauhaus now #1
On November 15, 2017, the official magazine for the Bauhaus Centenary in 2019 appeared in international newsagents. The first edition of bauhaus now deals with modernity as an attitude instead of a style.