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Monographs or surveys on architectural movements and architects from the post WW I era (1918) to the present.

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Kohler, Walter & Wassili Luckhardt, Lighting in Architecture, New York, Reinhold, 1959, 1st American edition, 4to (10.75" x 8.5"), HB, pale blue-gray cloth boards w/ black titles in black photographic dj, VG/ VG+. Top corners bumped, spine sunned.

223 pp. Subtitled: Light and Color as Stereoplastic Elements. Profusely illustrated with 163 b&w and photographs and drawings, some in color. First published in Germany in 1956. Divided into three sections: (1) Light as an Element of Structure (a pictorial narrative), Index to Pictorial Narrative; (2) Light as an Architectonic Medium of CreationLight as Phenomenon: Visual Sensations and Perceptions; The "New Style of Lighting"; (3) Light in Contemporary Space: The Luminous Ceiling; Reticular Ceilings; Rooms for Waiting; Industrial Workrooms; Rooms for Living; Rooms for Entertainment and Instruction; Theaters, Concert Halls and Cinemas; Museums; Rooms for Worship; Advertising Light: Luminous Sculpture; Display Architecture; and Index. Contains an authoritative, technical text, with great examples of mid-century modern designed lighting throughout. Illustrated are views of Swiss and German factories, shops, theaters, show rooms, offices, gas station's, and more. An excellent reference for architects, designers or lighting engineers.    [Book ID # 459]


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