Germany is celebrating its 100th anniversary of Bauhaus. There are several articles on this topic. This is one of many that you will see later on this year.

Notes from Camelid Country

There’s a fascinating podcast series called How to F**k Up An Airport. I challenge you to listen to it and not find yourself questioning everything you’d ever thought about the efficiency and orderliness of Germany. After all, Berlin’s new airport was supposed to replace three existing airports, and be a symbol of national pride and the city’s post-reunification resurgence. It is also the airport where, “instead of a working fire safety system, they planned to hire up to 800 people to act as human fire alarms”.

Listen to this tale of woe and you might understand what has gone wrong in planning the 100-year anniversary celebration of Bauhaus.

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Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany

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Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany

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Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany

It’s not as if Germany hasn’t had a century to prepare for the centenary of the Bauhaus movement. Yet the opportunity to celebrate perhaps…

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