New York Reinhold Publishing Company 1954
241pp, 247 line illustrations and photographs. 4to. Original brown cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Very good copy in slightly dusty dust wrapper protected in glassine. 4to. On the process of house design. Looks at public and private housing, through analysis of floor plans for the buildings themselves and their settings. Uses examples from 125 different architects. American architect and urban planner (1883-1971). A graduate of Columbia University's School of Architecture and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Klaber practiced in New York City, in Chicago and in Washington, D.C. Klaber worked as Director of Architecture, Rental Housing Division, for the Federal Housing Administration from 1934 to 1942. During this period, Klaber was also closely associated with urban planner Henry N. Wright. With this behind him, he wrote this key book on housing design. Amongst his best known projects are in Chicago, The Michigan Boulevard Garden Apartments and the Whitehall Hotel.