New European Bauhaus

The European Commission’s New European Bauhaus initiative wants to put beauty, inclusivity and sustainability at the heart of how we live

The European Commission’s New European Bauhaus initiative wants to put beauty, inclusivity and sustainability at the heart of how we live. It calls for fresh perspectives and actions to improve everyday quality of life, and asks for design, art and culture to work alongside modern science and technology.

This page highlights editorial content, digital collections and educational resources relevant to New European Bauhaus. Find out more about Europeana’s involvement and how you can join the conversation.

Editorial

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Sustainable architecture

How architects are designing with environmental awareness in mind

black and white photograph of a number of people on bicycles
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Utrecht, city of cycling

Cycling history of the Dutch city with the country's first bicycle path

The Mosoni Duna in Szigetköz National Park
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The 'Green Danube'

Preserving, developing and restoring one of the Europe's most important natural treasures

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Sustainability and Tourism

The impact of tourism, and the way forward towards environmental, social and economic harmony.

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From airport to artport

How changes in aviation policies introduced art to the airport

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Heritage at Risk

Protecting and preserving endangered cultural heritage

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Four countries’ green activities

Discover culture and nature through alternative travel experiences

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National Parks

Where nature is preserved and human's influence is kept in check to protect biodiversity

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The Beaver's Journey

How a small town in Norway contributed to the return of the European beaver in Scandinavia and beyond

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Green through time

Four historical figures who raised awareness of the environment

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The Watersnoodramp

The 1953 Dutch battle against water, captured in moving images.

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Pollution: an industrial legacy

Gallery exploring pollution as a negative industrial legacy on our planet and landscapes across Europe.

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Bauhaus and Walter Gropius

Discover the influential Bauhaus art and design school, founded by architect Walter Gropius in 1919

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The human crisis and the three Es

The environment, equality and endangered

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Asbestos at Work

Exposure to asbestos - once valued for its qualities - has caused illnesses and death among thousands of workers across Europe and the world.

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Strike at the Bor Mine in the 1930s: Europe’s first environmental protest?

Take a look at conditions and protests at the Bor Mine in Serbia, and uncovers what may be one of the first environmental protests in Europe.

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The Wiener Werkstätte

Discover the artisan cooperative that pioneered modern design and influenced the Bauhaus and Art Deco

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Rebuilding Notre-Dame

Explore this national symbol with a dramatic past

Learning resources

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Take Aim at Climate Change

Language subjects, STEAM - Secondary school

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Coding a Sustainable Future

STEAM - Primary school

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Climate Change – Just a BEGINNING

English, STEAM - Upper secondary

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A Plastic-Free World?

English, Language subjects - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

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Earth’s Changing Climate

STEAM - Pre-primary school, Primary school

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Coral reef today, yesterday and… tomorrow

STEAM - Lower secondary

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Connecting with the Environment using our Senses

English, Language, Language subjects - Primary school

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Climate Change Webquest

English, STEAM - Lower secondary

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Ecology in the Energy System and Companies

English, STEAM - Secondary school, VET

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Nurture Mother Nature

English, STEAM - Lower secondary

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Save Venice

STEAM - Upper secondary

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Exploring Species’ Habitats

Science - Upper Secondary

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Biodiversity Explorers

Art, STEAM - Secondary school