In 1913, the Tahara House, also known as the Mendelsohn House, was completed by Erich Mendelsohn. It is located in Olsztyn, Poland. This building was used as a Jewish Tahara house to serve a a place of worship.
This building does not contain Mendelsohn’s usual style of a modernized/ futuristic twist. It is suggested this building was built with influence of his father. However, during WWII, this building sat vacant.
In current-day Poland, this building is now used as a center for intercultural dialogue.
Personally, this building is not one of my favorites of Mendelsohn’s buildings. I enjoy his modernized buildings and find this one very plain. Its a very traditional, simple design which is not very appealing to the eye.