Bauhaus Museum Dessau ground floor, September 2018

Bauhaus Museum Dessau (2015-in progress)

addenda architects

Barcelona-based addenda architects (Roberto González, Anne Hinz, Cecilia Rodríguez, Arnau Sastre, José Zabala) is an architecture practice founded in 2015 which is developing the project for the Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Germany, which will hold the collection of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation.

Bauhaus Museum Dessau (2015-in progress)

Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Referring to some specific features of the Bauhaus building in Dessau – the glazed Curtain Wall, the two-story Bridge and the overall impression of transparency, lightness and plane
surfaces – the new museum will embody a manifesto of contemporary culture that could most accurately be described as ‘low resolution at its best’.

Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Bauhaus Museum Dessau

A monumental monolithic black box under a glass shell will house the permanent collection. Seemingly hovering above the ground, the structure creates a new and unexpected public plaza on the ground floor, embodying a transparent gate to the public park next to it.

Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Bauhaus Museum Dessau

As a novel device, the plaza becomes a performative platform in an ever-changing setting and a ‘connector’ between the institution and its audience.

Publication: Cahier Series

The Cahier series is committed documenting at regular intervals the construction process of the future Bauhaus Museum Dessau ¬until its inauguration in 2019. As a novel way of disseminating architecture, each of the Cahiers progressively analyses and discusses different architectural, technical, conservation and sociocultural topics, highlighting the Bauhaus spirit in the 21st century.

Cahier 1

Cahier 1

Cahier 1 is a self-published project by addenda architects – the first of a series that will appear at irregular intervals and in varying formats – in order to document and comment upon the Bauhaus Dessau Museum construction process until its completion, scheduled for 2019.

Cahier 1 - Dessau, BMD-Site, January 2017 (pos.) © Joachim Brohm

Cahier 1 - Dessau, BMD-Site, January 2017 (neg.) © Joachim Brohm

Cahier 2

Cahier 2

Cahier is an initiative by Addenda architects, in conjunction with the photographers Joachim Brohm & Valentina Seidel, the editor Moritz Küng and the graphic designers ODD–Oficina de disseny; supported by Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Häger Sistemas SAU, BAL GmbH and published in collaboration with Koenig Books, London.

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