In this kitchen level countertops, drawers and cabinets for neat and accessible storage, and a big window for light and air emancipate the housewife by giving her a comfortable workspace whose rationality reflected the importance and seriousness of her work.
The house was built on land used as a vegetable garden for the Bauhaus school. Gropius stated that the goal was:
“the greatest comfort with the greatest economy by the application of the best craftsmanship and the best distribution of space in form, size, and articulation.”
László Moholy-Nagy designed the lights and they were made in the Bauhaus metal workshop; Marcel Breuer, a student at the time, designed the furniture, including the cabinetry.
A clerestory lit living room, twenty-feet square was surrounded by rooms on all four sides.
Haus am Horn was declared part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The building is now owned by the town of Weimar and leased to the Freundeskreis der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar which runs and maintains the structure.