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The Second Goetheanum

Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum, completed 1928, is the largest building in the German expressionist architectural movement to be constructed. The revolutionary use of poured concrete inspired later modernist architects. Steiner's influence has been demonstrated on such notable architects as Le Corbusier.

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Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum, completed 1928, the largest building in the German expressionist architectural movement to be constructed. The revolutionary use of poured concrete inspired later modernist architects. Steiner's influence has been demonstrated on such notable architects as Le Corbusier.
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Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum in winter.
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Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum, view from the West, with the Heizungshaus (the building that contains the boiler for the hot water heating system) in the foreground on the left.
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Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum from the West with ancillary buildings (from left to right: Heizungshaus, Glashaus, Haus Duldeck).
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum and the surrounding landscape as seen from across the valley.
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Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum, completed 1928, the largest building in the German expressionist architectural movement to be constructed. The revolutionary use of poured concrete inspired later modernist architects.
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Schematic view of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum and the topography of the region.
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Artists rendering of the Eastern face of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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The North (back) view of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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West face of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Southeastern face of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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March 1924 plasticine model for 2nd goetheanum.
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March 1924 plasticine model for 2nd goetheanum.
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March 1924 plasticine model for 2nd goetheanum.
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Construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Southeastern face of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Interior poured concrete stairs during construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Interior poured concrete stairs during construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Interior poured concrete stairs during construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Interior poured concrete stairs during construction of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Construction of the ceiling of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Meeting rooms on the top floor of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Interior of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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Detail of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum
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West face of Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum.
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Rudolf Steiner's second Goetheanum and the surrounding landscape as seen from across the valley.