Design & Style

Bauhaus Architecture: Origins and Characteristics of Bauhaus

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 5 min read

Modern architecture often features bold, clean lines, and simple functionality, from mid-century modern to Scandinavian minimalism. You can trace all of these design trends back to a school of architecture that began in early twentieth-century Germany: the Bauhaus school.