Three of China's most famous architects, Prof. Jiahua Wu, Prof. Jingtang He and Prof. Jianmin Meng, visited the IMS BAUHAUS® together with other members of a Chinese delegation on June 22nd 2019. The delegation came to Dessau-Rosslau to get to know the institute under the direction of Prof. Dr. Robert Off and took the opportunity to tour the Bauhaus on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
It was an honour for Prof. Dr. Robert Off and the IMS BAUHAUS® team to introduce their Archineer® institutes to the three famous architects from China and the members of the delegation. On this occasion Prof. Jiahua Wu, Prof. Jingtang He and Prof Jianmin Meng were appointed as honorary professors to the academic board of the IMS BAUHAUS® Archineer® Institutes and were awarded the protected title "Archineer® h.c." for their outstanding architectural achievements and their commitment to the IMS BAUHAUS®.
In the afternoon of the day, the three Chinese professors held short lectures on their works in front of many excited architecture students from the Anhalt University, for whom the encounter was a special event. After the lectures, the three famous Architects from China were surrounded by the students, signed autographs and made themselves available for photos.
In his presentation Prof. Off set his focus on the importance and possibility of a new Bauhaus 21 - the vision of a school for the building tasks of the 21st century.