Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1927. 2nd edition (6. bis 10. Tausend). Hardcover. Quarto.(iii) iv, 75pp. Original black cloth with red-brown lettering on cover and spine. Issue by the Association of Architects "Der Ring." Design and typography by Johannes Molzahn. Dedicated to "The lovely building inspectors."
Bruno Taut's important work on housing architecture featuring some of the building styles of the new architectural movement. Architects with work illustrated in this volume include Peter Behrens, Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, Adolf Loos, I. I. P. Oud, Hans Poelzig, Mies van der Rohe, R. M. Schindler, Max Taut, Bruno Taut, Otto Wagner and others. Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs, architectural drawings and plans of apartment buildings and housing colonies. Text in German. Light wear along edges of binding. Very good condition. Item #48328