Architectural Design in Concrete
London Ernest Benn LTD 1927
24pp + 100 b/w plates period ads. Photographs by F.R.Yerbury. 4to cloth boards illustrated dust wrapper in archival sleeve,VG. Inserted colour postcard of Koln Am Rhein. A well illustrated overview of concrete architecture. The plates illustrate the use of concrete in building projects; (from the Introductory information): "...contemporary architects have been forced to regard concrete as a building material of increasing importance and to give it a place of prominence in design which was unknown in the nineteenth century..."; examples from Breslau, Germany Centennial Hall; a Restaurant in Cologne; The Leipzig Exhibition Hall; a concrete exhibition structure in Cologne; British pavilion at British Empire Exhibition Wembley; a garden pavilion Ramsgate England; San Diego California monument at Balboa Park, Fine Arts Building, Los Angeles Church of St. John; lumber storehouse in Cassell, Germany, many more examples from the U.S.A.