Berlin: Bauwelt-Verlag / Ullstein, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. 8pp (Title and Index), 1294, pp. Original 3/4 burgundy cloth over decorative paper covered boards, with gold lettering to spine.
This striking volume of the German weekly architecture magazine "Bauwelt" (Construction) contains all the 53 issues published in 1936. Illustrated with no less than 2,500 b/w photographic reproductions, floor plans, and architectural drawings, this work provides an excellent documentation on the architecture in the Third Reich. Includes numerous articles and photographs on the construction of the Olympic stadium (architects Werner and Walter March), the Glockenturm (Werner March), the whole issue #26 (June 25th) is dedicated to the Olympic Village (Werner March), the Reich Air Ministry building (Ernst Sagebiel), the Ordensburg Vogelsang* (Clemens Klotz), the German pavilion at the 1937 Paris World Exhibition, etc..
Minor and sporadic rubbing along edges of binding. Pages evenly age-toned throughout. Text in German, gothic script. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. g to vg. Item #40178
* The Ordensburg Vogelsang is a former national socialist estate placed at the former military training area in the national park Eifel in North Rhine-Westphalia. The landmarked and completely preserved estate was used by the National Socialists between 1936 and 1939 as an educational centre for future Nazi leaders.