In 1919 Weimar was to become a starting point of Modernity in Germany, both socially and culturally. The foundations for the Weimar Republic were created here in 1919 in the National Assembly that drafted the Constitution.
Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus almost simultaneously. He took over the former art school of Henry van de Velde and resurrected it with the radically new Bauhaus ideas.
Here much of the style and signs of Modernity were set and found their application in creative design and architecture as well as in art.
Some impressive traces were left in Weimar and the surrounding area by the Bauhaus teachers and students during the 6 years it stayed there, amongst others in the main building of the Bauhaus University, which is only a short walk away from HOTEL FÜRSTENHOF AM BAUHAUS WEIMAR. The first house built in the Bauhaus style was by Georg Muche, the "Haus am Horn", can be visited and many wonderful exhibits of this era are on display in the Bauhaus Museum at the Theaterplatz (Theatre Square).
In the nearby cities of Erfurt and Jena the ideas of the Bauhaus fell on fertile ground and built in the 20's and 30's a number of residential and commercial buildings were built in this style.
In 1925 the Bauhaus moved to Dessau and then to Berlin, and was dissolved in 1933 when the Weimar Republic ended.
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