The Weissenhofsiedlung: Experiemental Housing Built for the Deutscher Werkbund..

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The Weissenhofsiedlung: Experimental Housing Built for the Deutscher Werkbund, Stuttgart, 1927
Kirsch, Karin
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Notes: Very Good Plus 9 1/2" x 12" red cloth over boards with black lettering stamped to cover and spine, sharp tips, clean, unmarked, no visible shelf damage but for a moisture stain to the back cover approx 2" x 6.5" not affecting interior, not affecting dustjacket, not affecting stability, scent, or texture of book. Near Fine pictorial dustjacket, unclipped and protected by a paper-backed plastic sleeve. 224 pp. replete with black-and-white photographs and line drawings and including a Preface by architectural historian Karin Kirsch. Text is organized in three sections: I. The Climate After World War I; II. The Werkbund Exhibition; and III. The Weissenhofsiedlung which includes its own Prologue and sections dedicated to each of the houses at the site and their designers. Also includes Appendices, Chronology, Biographies, Notes, Bibliography, Glossary of German Terms, and an Index. From the dustjacket: "The theme of the 1927 exhibition was "The home." And so an essential part of this definitive study of the Weissenhofsiedlung consists of the surviving installation plans, furniture designs and photographs of finished interiors, ready to be lived in." This is the First English Edition of a previously published German language book.