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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