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Adler, Leo

Neuzeitliche Miethäuser und Siedlungen.

Berlin, Ernst Pollak Verlag (1931).

Reference: 14306
Price: £195 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. xvi + 272pp, mostly photo ills and plans. Publisher’s cloth, neatly recased. Ownership inscription of Edward Armstrong, January 1934 (Edward William Armstrong FRIBA, New Zealand-born architect). Subsequently Brian Housden’s copy.

A well-organised illustrated survey of contemporary house design, arranged into sections dealing with small houses, middle-size developments and apartment blocks. Major architects featured include Kay Fisker, Gropius, Ernst May, Oud, Poelzig, Roux-Spitz and Bruno Taut, while there is also good coverage of other German architects including Paul Mebes (Berlin) and Karl Schneider (Hamburg). Jaeger 0463.