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Carpanelli, Franco

Come si costruisce oggi nel mondo. Dati biografici ed illustrazioni dettagliata …. delle opere più rappresentative dei maggiori exponenti dell’architettura contemporanea.

Milano, Ulrico Hoepli (1955).

Reference: 14000
Price: £85 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. xvi + 389 + (3)pp. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper with some loss of surface at foot of front cover and major loss of surface in two areas of back cover). Pencil ownership inscription of Philip Powell (Sir Philip Powell, 1921-2003, head of the Powell and Moya architectural practice) on front endpaper.

This describes and illustrates notable recent buildings by twenty selected prominent architects or architectural partnerships of the time, including Aalto, Buckminster Fuller, Gropius, Le Corbusier, Mendelsohn, Mies, Neutra, Oud, Powell & Moya (the present copy belonged to Philip Powell), Saarinen and Yorke Rosenberg Mardall. The aurhor adds helpful biographical notes and lists of their executed buildings. The volume also includes a preface by Ludwig Hilberseimer.