Building Addition to the Bauhaus Archive

Saturday, August 05, 2006

"After 26 years, the building constructed in 1979 for the Bauhaus Archive and Design Museum according to plans by Walter Gropius is no longer large enough to hold the world's largest Bauhaus collection and extensive archive. The number of annual visitors to Museum exhibitions is much higher than originally projected. In order to meet the future needs of a modern museum and archive, our building must be expanded. Present plans foresee the sale of part of the Bauhaus Archive property, an attractive site on the Landwehrkanal, to an investor who will erect a privately owned building and contribute to the expansion of the Bauhaus Archive through a Public-Private Partnership. " to find out more...
Passage & Image from http://www.bauhaus.de/english/gebaeude/wettbewerb.htm

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