Dec 4, 2020–Aug 22, 2021

Bauhaus Lab 2020

A concrete for the „other half“
Gropiusallee 38, 06846 Dessau Map
daily 10 am–5 pm

The starting point for the Bauhaus Lab 2020 is a block of sul­fur concrete that was used in experimental low­cost housing in 1972. The block is part of the archive of the Minimum Cost Housing Group at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Mon­ treal. Rallying around the ques­tion “How the other half builds,” the group began to investigate living and building in developing countries at McGill University in Montreal in the 1970s. The international participants of the Bauhaus Lab will examine doc­uments and materials from the collection of the archive – along with the archival methods them­selves. The research results will be shown in an exhibition creat­ed by the participants at the Bauhaus Building.