Founded by Walter Gropius, there is no doubting the international impact of the Bauhaus. The lasting legacy of the institution reaches 90 years in 2009 and celebrations from Tokyo to New York are set. A highly recommended starting point is an essay “The Legacy of Modernism” recently published at Spiegel Online. Give it a read, you’ll enjoy it. (via Arch Daily).
Some images to wet the appetite after the jump.