Clemens Holzmeister. Bauten, Entwürfe und Handzeichnungen.
Salzburg, Anton Pustet 1937.
Folio. 456pp, many photo ills and plans. Publisher’s cloth. Some slight soiling on outer margins.
A substantial and well illustrated volume devoted to the architectural work up to 1937 of the Austrian architect Clemens Holzmeister, who in addition to a large practice in his native country designed the Presidential Palace and other major public buildings in Ankara and Istanbul for the Turkish government. Holzmeister worked with equal facility in modernist and vernacular styles, and was responsible for some impressive churches, as well as making a major contribution to the design of the Festival Theatre at Salzburg. The volume also features an interesting unexecuted scheme by him for a palace at Baghdad for King Faisal of Iraq.