Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, and why we're still fascinated by the Bauhaus.

Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, and why we're still fascinated by the Bauhaus.

What we build.
March 10 2010 9:41 AM

The Bauhaus

Why we're still fascinated by it.

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Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.

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