Beyond Bauhaus
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Published 01.06.2020.


Johannes Warda (Ed.)

Beyond Bauhaus

New Approaches to Architecture and Design Theory

The ever new preoccupation with the avant-garde movements of the 20th century is an integral part of the theoretical discourse of architecture, art and design. The authors of this volume take the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus as an occasion for a critical revision of its pedagogical concepts, gender policy and design theoretical implications. Finally, the contributions open up new perspectives on the increasingly hybridising fields of the design disciplines between virtual environments, the aesthetics of sustainable design, biotechnology and the question of a postcolonial ethic.

Johannes Warda currently holds a lectureship in history and theory of architecture at Erfurt University of Applied Sciences. He is affiliated with the Bauhaus-Institut für Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur und Planung at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. His research focus includes the history and theory of the design disciplines and preservation, sustainability and materiality.

Table of Contents
Alessa Brossmer
Johannes Warda
Luxury and Legacy
Moving Design Theory and Practice beyond Bauhaus
Bauhaus Pedagogy, 100 Years After
Rafaela Wahl Herrera
Women, an unnecessary experiment
Bauhaus was never modern (T’ai Smith)
Ines Rödl
Wesenserforschung und prospektive Schau: Johannes Itten und die Alten Meister
Olivier Gaudin
Toward an Environment-based Pedagogy of Creativity: Learning from the Bauhaus and Dewey’s Pragmatism
Doing Design: Theories of A Practice
Alexandra Matz
Looking Ahead by Looking Back: The Role of Research in Design for Creativity, Inspiration and Innovation – A Case Study
Aysar Ghassan
A Cyclic Narrative: Will we See a Return to Rationalistic Design Thinking in the 21st Century?
Adham Selim
The Taxonomic Turn: Organizing Architecture as Critique
Ecologies of the Future
Arthur Crucq
Sustainable Architecture: Meditations on New Repertoires of Forms
Arvid Krüger
The double Legacy of Weimar
Leander Thiel
Vom Gestalter zum Schöpfer – Appell zur Positionierung der synthetischen Biologie als neue Disziplin des Designs
Nicolai Bo Andersen
Beauty Reclaimed – Towards an Ontology of Sustainable Architecture and Design
New Manifestos
Christian Sinn
Berühren Sie Fotos?
Die bildimmanente Größe in der Fotografie im digitalen Zeitalter
Vanessa Ramos-Velasquez
Between the individual tortoise shell and the collective malocas, we are nowhere in particular
A short imagetic essay
Josenia Hervás
100 Bauhaus: Unity in Diversity. Before. Now. Always
Abstracts / C.V.s