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The Smallest 2-Room Apartment & School On Wheels – The Tiny Bauhaus

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus (May 2019), a Berlin design group has built a miniature model of the school’s historic Dessau workshop building, put it on wheels and taken it on tour.

source/image(PrtSc): Kirsten Dirksen

The “Bauhaus-Wohnmaschine” (Bauhaus living machine) is a 15-square-meter home and workshop that it’s architect, Van Bo Le-Mentzel, calls the “smallest two room apartment”. With the same glass facade, or “curtain wall”, it’s a shrunken clone of the iconic building.

The Bauhaus was a school of design founded by Walter Gropius to educate a generation of designers to “face the challenges of their ‘now’, write the Wohnmaschine designers (the Savvy Contemporary).

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The group hopes to tackle the problems of their “now” with their mobile workshop which will make stops in cities like Berlin, Dessau, Kinshasa and Hong Kong.//faircompanies