Modern Housing by BAUER Catherine

Modern Housing

Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin and Co 1934

331pp + 48pp plates in black and white at the back. 8vo. Open weave cloth with green lettering. Previous owner's signature on front end paper. Very good indeed. Seminal work on contemporary inter war housing and its design with wide ranging examples from Welwyn Garden City, Berlin, Hamburg and other locations in Europe. Includes assessments of the Bauhaus school's work at Dessau etc, the Werkbund exhibition etc. Hard to find in this condition. Bauer was an advocate of planning and social housing and this book was highly influential. Although from the USA she spent time in Europe and knew Man Ray and others in Paris.

Stock ID: 17136
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