Bauhaus timeline

  • Bauhaus School at Weimar

    The school was founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar in 1919 as a merger of the Grand Ducal School of Arts and Crafts and the Weimar Academy of Fine... Read more

  • Walter Gropius and Bauhaus Period

    Gropius's career advanced in the postwar period. Henry van de Velde, the master of the Grand-Ducal Saxon School of Arts and Crafts in Weimar was... Read more

  • Bauhaus School at Dessau

    Gropius's design for the Dessau facilities was a return to the futuristic Gropius of 1914 that had more in common with the International style... Read more

  • Bauhaus School at Berlin

    Although neither the Nazi Party nor Hitler himself had a cohesive architectural policy before they came to power in 1933, Nazi writers like Wilhelm... Read more

  • Walter Gropius Moves to Massachusetts

    With the help of the English architect Maxwell Fry, Gropius was able to leave Nazi Germany in 1934, on the pretext of making a temporary visit to... Read more

  • Walter Gropius Dies

    Gropius died in 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, aged 86. Today, he is remembered not only by his various buildings but also by the district of... Read more