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Carl Fieger

Dessau, Germany
born 1893, Mainz

Carl Fieger (15 June 1893, Mainz - 21 November 1960, Berlin) was a German architect and tutor at the Bauhaus in Dessau.

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Following his studies of structural engineering and interior design at the Mainz Art and Vocational School, Carl Fieger worked at the studio of Peter..

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Masters' Houses

Dessau, Germany
by Walter Gropius

“Today’s luxuries are tomorrow’s norm”, stated Walter Gropius when he described his intentions for the design of the Master Houses which were built in Dessau in 1925 for the Masters of the Bauhaus school. He further elaborated the theme of the perfect living space for a modern household as well..

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Kornhaus

Dessau, Germany
by Carl Fieger

Carl Fieger who worked as a designer in Walter Gropius' practice, followed him to Weimar, Dessau and later to Berlin and also taught classes at the Bauhaus, received the commission to build a restaurant on the river banks of the Elbe in Dessau in 1929. Although he did not win the competition, his..

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Törten Estate

Dessau, Germany
by Hubert Hoffmann, ...

During the Weimar Republic in Germany (1919 - 1933) the shortage of affordable residential housing, made social housing one of the priorities of communal politics. The City of Dessau took advantage of the expertise of the Bauhaus which had previously moved to Dessau and commissioned the Bauhaus..

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Bauhaus Dessau

Dessau, Germany
by Walter Gropius

When the Bauhaus school was created in 1919, its founding manifesto stated that 'architecture was the fine arts' ultimate goal ("Das Endziel aller bildnerischen Tätigkeit ist der Bau") However, initially architecture was not taught at the school itself. Instead, the founder of the Bauhaus, Walter..

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Fieger House

Dessau, Germany
by Carl Fieger

This is the private house of Bauhaus architect Carl Fieger. It was built in 1927 during the construction of the nearby Törten Estate. The house is located above an old gravel pit which was used for the Törten Estate and spared Fieger the excavation for the basement.

The house is the only..

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Steel House

Dessau, Germany
by Richard Paulick, ...

The Steel House was built in 1926 at the edge of the Törten Estate in Dessau right next to the Fieger House. Georg Muche, Master of Painting at the Bauhaus designed the house together with the young architect Richard Paulick.

The original idea to construct an expandable house which can grow..

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The five houses were built on behalf of the Dessau Savings and Building Society by the Bauhaus building department. It was directed from 1927 by Hannes Meyer, who later became director of the Bauhaus. They are therefore Bauhaus buildings, since they originated in the Bauhaus department of..

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ADGB Trade Union School

Bernau, Germany
by Hannes Meyer, ...

The complex of the Trade Union School built by the Hannes Meyer and Hans Wittwer from 1928 to 1930 is the Bauhaus' largest building project apart from the Bauhaus in Dessau and one of its most eminent buildings. Hannes Meyer received the commisssion for the project shortly after his nomination as..

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Bauhaus Prellerhaus

Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
by Walter Gropius

The Prellerhaus is the name of the five-storey studio building in the Bauhaus Dessau. After its completion in 1926, the 28 studios were used by young masters and students as living and working space. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe had 1930 converted studios into large classrooms. In 2006 the house was..

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Otti Berger

Berlin, Germany
born 1898, Zmajevac

Otti Berger (October 4, 1898 in Zmajevac, Croatia - 1944 in Auschwitz concentration camp) was a textile artist and weaver. She was a student and later teacher at the Bauhaus. Berger was born in Zmajevac, part of present-day Croatia. Berger had Yugoslav citizenship, but is often credited among..

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