All three of the directors of the Bauhaus – Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – were architects who addressed the issue of housing across the course of their tenure at the school and often in ways that were tied directly to the institution. In Dessau alone, the director and six of the masters lived in new dwellings that showcased the New Building, while a small number of lucky students got rooms in the so-called “Prellerhaus” wing of the school building. The gap between these two types of housing, and the distance of both from those units in the nearby Törten housing estate, on which both Gropius and Meyer worked, further elucidates the challenge, as already discussed by Robin Schuldenfrei, from separating the aesthetic associated with the Bauhaus from a new iteration of modern luxury.