New Bauhaus Museum, Weimar
Client: German Government, State of Thuringia
Size: 32,000 sqm Gross
Location: Weimar, Germany
Linking up parks - Connect big park and courtyard garden.
Aligning street frontage - Distort formal Bauhaus façade to create museum volumes behind.
Two museum volumes - Big volume houses Reception & Main exhibition. Small volume houses Workshop & Office. Twisted form creates canopied entrances on either side.
Open site - The passage through museum ground lobby keeps the site open to public. The new museum and old building share one loading area from the north.