The Next 100 Years of Bauhaus

Reimagining the Role of Design

Stephen Bau
Nov 17, 2019 · 15 min read
Bauhaus Building, Dessau, Germany. Photo by Stephen Bau.

From the Past to the Future

Changing Our Focus to Existential Problems

Radical Visions of the Future

Design Education

Design Influences


Social Systems

Design is Political

The Ecological Crisis

Social Architecture

The Design Curriculum of the Future

The Bauhaus curriculum by Hannes Meyer. Bauhaus, Magdalene Droste. Translated (poorly) by Stephen Bau.

Architecture at the Bauhaus

Life-long Learning as a Designer

A New Synthesis

The past century has been marked by division. We need a new synthesis.

Moving Forward

Social Architecture





Builders Collective

Building leaders to design a resilient society: reimagining…

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