Archinect - News 2017-10-21T17:20:12-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150027757/new-rothschild-tower-by-richard-meier-partners-completes-in-tel-aviv-s-white-city New Rothschild Tower by Richard Meier & Partners Completes in Tel Aviv's White City Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-11T14:10:00-04:00 >2017-09-11T15:54:33-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/9322/tel-aviv" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tel Aviv</a> has the largest concentration of buildings in the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/9399/bauhaus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bauhaus</a>/International Style of any city in the world. With a collection of over 4,000 buildings covering almost one and a half square miles, the White City, as it is called, was largely created in the 1930s by a group of 200 German Jewish architects fleeing Nazi Germany who were heavily influenced by Bauhaus principles as well as modernists like <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/8829/le-corbusier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Le Corbusier</a> and Erich Mendelsohn. &nbsp;</p> <figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r8/r8ff5p9jrty4v2fu.jpeg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r8/r8ff5p9jrty4v2fu.jpeg?w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo Credit: Roland Halbe.</figcaption></figure></figure><figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qs/qsft3phi29eo38oc.jpeg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qs/qsft3phi29eo38oc.jpeg?w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo Credit: Roland Halbe.</figcaption></figure></figure><p>Drawing on this rich architectural history, <a href="https://archinect.com/richardmeierpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier &amp; Partners</a> have just completed a new residential tower that draws inspiration from the Bauhaus design principles of its neighbors in the heart of the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/619246/world-heritage-site" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UNESCO World Heritage Site</a>. Meier commented on the surroundings saying "the great thing about the site is that it's related to the whole city; it's related to all of the wonderful buildings of the 1930s and to the historic buildings of Rothschild Boulevard. It makes me very happy to be in s...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149937684/will-mies-van-der-rohe-s-wolf-house-rise-again Will Mies van der Rohe’s Wolf House rise again? Alexander Walter 2016-04-01T15:49:00-04:00 >2016-04-09T22:12:55-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ug66nmc8gwy3sndk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ug66nmc8gwy3sndk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ug66nmc8gwy3sndk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ug66nmc8gwy3sndk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>A group of German architects and planners has started a campaign to rebuild the Wolf House, widely seen as a link between van der Rohe&rsquo;s early, more conventional designs and his later buildings, like the Barcelona Pavilion and the Farnsworth House, that would redefine modern architecture. [...] But the plan has run into resistance from other architects and scholars who say that the Wolf House would be too hard to reconstruct [...].</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131950074/two-of-a-kind-photographer-robin-hill-contemplates-the-farnsworth-house-and-glass-house-simultaneously" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Two of a kind: photographer Robin Hill contemplates the Farnsworth House and Glass House simultaneously</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/124745471/redesign-of-dc-s-main-mies-library-tip-toes-around-the-good-and-the-bad" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Redesign of DC's main Mies library tip-toes around the good and the bad</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118968488/david-chipperfield-pledges-to-carefully-optimize-mies-van-der-rohe-s-neue-nationalgalerie" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield pledges to carefully "optimize" Mies van der Rohe's Neue Nationalgalerie</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/148971922/the-dessau-bauhaus-documentary-now-available-on-youtube "The Dessau Bauhaus" documentary now available on YouTube Julia Ingalls 2016-02-25T17:13:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T00:55:12-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/or/orvafevqk2bwyzez.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/or/orvafevqk2bwyzez.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/or/orvafevqk2bwyzez.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/or/orvafevqk2bwyzez.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>"Does the Bauhaus really offer total liberty, or is it a place of oppression where all intimacy in banished, and the group triumphs over the individual?" asks the narrator midway through the English version of the acclaimed documentary&nbsp;<em>The Dessau Bauhaus.</em>&nbsp;The 28-minute film about Walter Gropius' innovative designs, which was directed by&nbsp;Fr&eacute;d&eacute;ric Compain, can now be streamed (mostly commercially free) on YouTube:</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/137431134/mass-design-group-to-propose-bauhaus-of-africa-at-u-n-summit MASS Design Group to propose "Bauhaus of Africa" at U.N. Summit Julia Ingalls 2015-09-24T18:59:00-04:00 >2015-10-14T13:32:59-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kg/kgkynesw9mruhook.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kg/kgkynesw9mruhook.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kg/kgkynesw9mruhook.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kg/kgkynesw9mruhook.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>On September 27th, the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106488/mass-design-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MASS Design Group</a> will officially present their idea for a <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/99881734/a-renaissance-for-bauhaus-as-germany-grapples-with-its-past" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bauhaus-type</a> school for Sub-Saharan Africa at the United Nations Solutions Summit. The proposed program would be based in Kigali, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52891109/mass-design-group-wins-zumtobel-award-for-butaro-hospital" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rwanda</a> and would purposefully "incubate local innovation towards tackling the biggest building boom of the next quarter century" according to a press release issued by MASS.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6o/6o7nfuz811rhdvft.jpg"></p><p>This building boom refers to the estimated addition of one billion Africans over the next two decades, while the project's name refers to the infamous 20th century Bauhaus school, which encouraged not only theory, but actual practice, resulting in a widespread adoption of modernism. This practice element will be crucial in a nation which will require massive amounts of new (and hopefully, artfully designed) infrastructure.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gs/gsu8h0bros8jcrn1.jpg"></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/127354098/germany-to-help-fund-renovations-of-tel-aviv-s-historic-bauhaus-buildings Germany to help fund renovations of Tel Aviv's historic Bauhaus buildings Nicholas Korody 2015-05-15T15:29:00-04:00 >2015-05-18T22:02:49-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2g/2g29s1dz57dnw2l2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2g/2g29s1dz57dnw2l2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2g/2g29s1dz57dnw2l2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2g/2g29s1dz57dnw2l2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Thousands of Bauhaus buildings are concentrated in a central district of Tel Aviv, called the "White City." It became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2003. These houses were built by Jewish architects who fled Nazi Germany and emigrated to what was the British Mandate of Palestine at the time. They designed their houses according to the principles developed by Walter Gropius [...] Germany plans to invest 2.8 million euros ($3.2 million) to help preserve the cultural heritage.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/114497601/josef-albers-s-manhattan-mural-could-return-to-new-york Josef Albers's Manhattan mural could return to New York Alexander Walter 2014-11-25T13:26:00-05:00 >2014-11-26T22:39:14-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d91668acab62691da96cd8741bbd0ecb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d91668acab62691da96cd8741bbd0ecb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d91668acab62691da96cd8741bbd0ecb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d91668acab62691da96cd8741bbd0ecb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Josef Albers&rsquo;s Manhattan, a mural that enlivened the lobby of New York&rsquo;s Met Life (previously the Pan Am) Building from 1963 until its controversial removal in 2000, could make a triumphant return to the city. Possible sites include the World Trade Center Transit Hub, The Art Newspaper understands. Finding a suitable home for the work is not the only obstacle: the original mural is in a landfill site in Ohio.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/99881734/a-renaissance-for-bauhaus-as-germany-grapples-with-its-past A renaissance for Bauhaus as Germany grapples with its past Alexander Walter 2014-05-16T13:56:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:59:26-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/27/2712d012c58aa9e0ec60894a99112bdd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/27/2712d012c58aa9e0ec60894a99112bdd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/27/2712d012c58aa9e0ec60894a99112bdd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/27/2712d012c58aa9e0ec60894a99112bdd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The most striking Bauhaus designs, such as Marcel Breuer's tubular steel chair or the Wagenfeld table lamp, have been endlessly copied and mass produced. But the architecture of the design school has left a more complicated legacy in Germany. [...] reopens two of the art school's most significant houses on Friday, almost 70 years after they were bombed, the move is sure to reignite the old debate about what to do with historic buildings damaged during the second world war.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/83915329/stay-in-a-classic-dorm-at-the-bauhaus-tuition-free Stay in a classic dorm at the Bauhaus, tuition-free Archinect 2013-10-11T15:47:00-04:00 >2013-10-14T19:27:54-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e9a91db06d2f71fed77cd89b3ae417e3?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e9a91db06d2f71fed77cd89b3ae417e3?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e9a91db06d2f71fed77cd89b3ae417e3?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e9a91db06d2f71fed77cd89b3ae417e3?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Since October 2013, staying at one of the 1920s-style Bauhaus dorm rooms is even more of an experience: One room was accurately reconstructed with original objects and furniture. The rest of the rooms will be personalized to reflect a former habitant, beginning with Alfred Arndt, the couple Albers and Franz Ehrlich.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/53237723/heike-hanada-with-benedict-tonon-selected-to-design-the-new-bauhaus-museum-in-weimar Heike Hanada with Benedict Tonon Selected to Design the New Bauhaus Museum in Weimar Alexander Walter 2012-07-09T14:51:00-04:00 >2012-07-09T15:07:07-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t4/t4ylz6ulc1aq4y9k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t4/t4ylz6ulc1aq4y9k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t4/t4ylz6ulc1aq4y9k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t4/t4ylz6ulc1aq4y9k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>In the final tendering procedure for the New Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, Germany, the highly minimalistic design concept by Berlin-based architect Heike Hanada with Benedict Tonon was today selected as the winning entry. Klassik Stiftung Weimar, the host of the international architectural competition for this prestigious project, had invited the four competition finalists to partially rework the initial designs. The New Bauhaus Museum is scheduled to open in 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously in the Archinect News: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/42215936/competition-for-new-bauhaus-museum-in-weimar-ends-without-a-first-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Competition for New Bauhaus Museum in Weimar Ends without a First Prize</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/51289999/marcel-breuer-digital-archive Marcel Breuer Digital Archive Archinect 2012-06-13T19:24:00-04:00 >2012-06-18T17:17:06-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e93070abc718db25115b3501d9d1c760?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e93070abc718db25115b3501d9d1c760?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e93070abc718db25115b3501d9d1c760?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e9/e93070abc718db25115b3501d9d1c760?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Marcel Breuer Digital Archive represents a collaborative effort headed by Syracuse University Library to digitize over 30,000 drawings, photographs, letters and other materials related to the career of Marcel Breuer, one of the most influential architects and furniture designers of the twentieth century.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/43266229/in-tel-aviv-bauhaus-rules In Tel Aviv, Bauhaus rules Alexander Walter 2012-03-30T18:12:00-04:00 >2012-04-07T16:09:28-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g3/g3hp78sdc8wx6116.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g3/g3hp78sdc8wx6116.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g3/g3hp78sdc8wx6116.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g3/g3hp78sdc8wx6116.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Israel&rsquo;s ages-old city, Jerusalem, is rightly famous for its warm, honey-colored limestone architecture. But its lazily hip rival, Tel Aviv, has lately begun garnering attention for a contrasting &mdash; and equally abundant &mdash; assemblage of cool and creamy Bauhaus buildings.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/42325400/new-bauhaus-museum-honorable-mention-by-menomenopiu-architects New Bauhaus Museum - Honorable Mention by MenoMenoPiu Architects Alexander Walter 2012-03-22T14:45:00-04:00 >2012-03-26T11:46:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3i/3ir2o8yvnuqphqbr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3i/3ir2o8yvnuqphqbr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3i/3ir2o8yvnuqphqbr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3i/3ir2o8yvnuqphqbr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>In our last post, we published the awarded entries of the international competition for the New Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, Germany. One of the three Honorable Mentions was the entry by Rome/Paris-based MenoMenoPiu Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/42215936/competition-for-new-bauhaus-museum-in-weimar-ends-without-a-first-prize Competition for New Bauhaus Museum in Weimar Ends without a First Prize Alexander Walter 2012-03-21T16:01:00-04:00 >2012-03-22T18:23:37-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lu/lun5gpppfajrezr0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lu/lun5gpppfajrezr0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lu/lun5gpppfajrezr0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lu/lun5gpppfajrezr0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>In the open architectural design competition for the New Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, Germany, the international jury awarded two second-place and two third-place prizes. The jury also conferred three honorable mentions. The announcement of the winners officially concludes the architectural design competition, in which 536 architectural offices around the world participated.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/6794894/bauhaus-dessau-foundation-posters-by-hort Bauhaus Dessau Foundation Posters by HORT Paul Petrunia 2011-05-18T14:48:41-04:00 >2011-05-19T14:10:00-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ec7b1fb49e193c8e20e150745c8dd848?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ec7b1fb49e193c8e20e150745c8dd848?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ec7b1fb49e193c8e20e150745c8dd848?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ec7b1fb49e193c8e20e150745c8dd848?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Three gorgeous posters that German design studio HORT designed to promote the new corporate identity of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>