Collection "Bauhaus — Zaporizhzhia"

The collection was published in 2019. This release was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus and financially supported by Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Donetsk (Dnipro office). The collection was edited and compiled by Ievgeniia Gubkina. Preparatory work and publication was coordinated by the NGO Urban Forms Center.

This collection represents the proceedings of the Conference held in Zaporizhzhia on November 19-20, 2017, organized by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Donetsk (Dnipro office) in cooperation with the NGO Urban Forms Center, the contemporary art gallery Barannik, and Professor Thomas Flierl (Germany). The research-to-practice conference was focused on research and preservation issues of the inter-war modernist architectural heritage (1920s and 1930s). Authors, among which were scientists as well as officials, activists, and architects, addressed the relationship between the phenomena of inter‑war modernism in various countries of Western and Eastern Europe (with special attention to the heritage of the Bauhaus architectural school and constructivism of Zaporizhzhia), practices of modernism heritage conservation in Germany, Ukraine and the world, emerging legal and technical issues, ways of advocacy, popularization and protection of architectural heritage, etc.

This collection is aimed at architectural historians, architects, conservator-restorers, culturologist, art critics, historians, urban activists, personnel of state and local self-government agencies in the field of architecture, civil engineering and protection of cultural heritage, and any reader interested in research and preservation issues of modernist architecture.

Editorial board: Ievgeniia Gubkina, Anastasiia Bozhenko, Dmytro Sysoiev

Advisory board: Thomas Flierl, Serhiy Hirik, Pavlo Kravchuk

ISBN 978-617-7645-32-9

The collection includes for the first time translated into Ukrainian essay by a prominent German historian Karl Schlögel ‘DniproHES: America on the Dnieper’, articles by Thomas Flierl (Dr. phil., Bauhaus Institute of History and Theory of Architecture and City Planning, Bauhaus University Weimar, Chairman of Hermann Henzelmann Fund), Jörg Haspel (Dr. Dipl.-Ing., president of ICOMOS Germany), Winfried Brenne (Architectural bureau ‘Brenne Architekten’, Berlin) as well as articles written in English, Ukrainian or Russian by Ben Buschfeld (Communication Designer, Berlin), Vlasta Loutocká (Methodical Centre of Modern Architecture in Brno), Michał Pszczółkowski (Dr. hab. in technical sciences in the field of architecture and urban planning, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk), Ksenia Litvinenko (PhD student in Architecture, The University of Manchester), Timur Vahitov (PhD student, Moscow Architectural Institute), Pavlo Kravchuk (Department of Culture, Zaporizhzhia City Council), Olena Mokrousova (PhD in History, Kyiv Research and Methodology Center for Preservation, Conservation, and Use of Historical and Cultural Landmarks and Nature Reserves), Yuliya Bohdanova (Institute of Architecture, Lviv Polytechnic National University), Volodymyr Novgorodov (PhD in Architecture, O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv), Oksana Chabanyuk (PhD in Architecture, Kharkiv National University of Construction and Architecture), Svitlana Bilenkova (PhD in Art History, Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture), Viktor Shokarev (PhD in Engineering Science, Director of Zaporizhzhia Division of the SE ‘State Research Institute of Building Constructions’), Oleksandr Kharlan (PhD in Architecture, Head of Department of Preserving and Promoting Cultural Heritage of South-Eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian National Institute of Cultural Heritage), Lina Degtiarova (NGO Uzhhorod Modernism, Uzhhorod) and many other authors.

The preliminary presentation of the collection took place on December 7, 2018 in Barannik contemporary art gallery in Zaporizhzhia with participation of the German Consul General of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Donetsk (Dnipro office) Wolfgang Mössinger and collection editor and compiler Ievgeniia Gubkina. The presentation of the main edition of the collection took place on May 25, 2019 in Kyiv at the Arsenal Book Fair within ‘100 years Bauhaus. Discovering and protecting the Bauhaus heritage in Ukraine, Germany and worldwide’ public talk organized by the Frankfurt Book Fair in partnership with German Stories and Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Donetsk (Office Dnipro) with participation of the German Consul General Wolfgang Mössinger, collection editor and compiler Ievgeniia Gubkina and Berlin-based photographer Jean Molitor moderated by Goethe-Institut Ukraine project coordinator Olena Lykhovodova.

You can find the contents of the collection at the link.