From the Magazine
What does Bauhaus mean today? Here, we publish the latest news and introduce future themes, places, institutions and opinions related to the Bauhaus.
From Workshops to Hackerspaces
Replacing classrooms with workshops is one of the Bauhaus’s best-known innovations. A hundred years later, the “workshop” is an indispensable component of all design education. But where are the limits and opportunities of this format, and what role does the realiza- tion of collective structures play in the further development of new technologies?
And Then There was Light
For the Bauhaus, light is much more than just lighting. Beginning in the 1920s, a wide-ranging exploration of light leads not only to the design classics of today, but also to entirely new forms of interior design and spatial understanding. Light becomes a design element. The Bauhaus becomes the light.
Education Between Artificial and Artistic Intelligence
The Bauhauslers’ vision of mechanization and machines for living in seems within our grasp in the age of artificial intelligence and smart cities. The growing influence exercised on politics and education by “transhumanists”—who speak out in favor of overcoming what it has previously meant to be human by means of a convergence of technology and humanity—confronts us with the other face of technological optimism.
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