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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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Roth, Alfred, La Nouvelle Architecture/ Die Neue Architektur/ The New Architecture, Zurich, Verlag Dr. H. Girsberger, 1940, first edition, oblong 4to (9.5, flexible HB, beige cloth over flexible boards w/ black titles, VG / none. Extremities bumped (see top front edge), exposure on bottom edges and corners, mild soiling, rear gutter exposed but firm. Seller presentation label (Wittenborn & Co) glued to ffep..

233 pp. Profusely illus. in b/w plans, elevations, many photos. Text: English, French and German. Detailed examination of 20 examples of architectural works realized in the 1930's by Le Corbusier & Jeanneret, Van Tijen & Maaskant, Richard Neutra, Van Loghem, Boeken, Aalto, Havlicek & Honzik, Alvar Aalto, Marcel Breuer to name a few. Max Bill was typographer and advisor to the author. Interiors are presented in addition to exterior views.


La Realite de la Nouvelle Architecture, by Alfred Roth; die realitat der neuen architektur von Alfred Roth; The Reality of the New Architecture by Alfred Roth.

Explication des signes; Zeichenerklarung; Explanations of captions

Liste des associations professionnelles des differents pays; Fachverbande in den verschiedenen landern, Architect’s associations in the various countries

Projects reviewed:

Week-end house, Long Island, New York, 1934
Maison de vacances {Vacation house], Les Mathes (Ocean/France), 1935
Fabricated Houses in timber Gotenburg, Sweden
2 Llandhauser [Houses], Zurich, 1931/32 und 1933/34
2 Mehrfamilienhauser [Apartment Blocks] im Doldertal Zurich 1935/36
Cooperative farm community, Chandler, Arizona, USA, 1936/37
Werkbundsiedlung, [Planned Community] Zurich, 1930/32
2 Wohn-hochhauser [Apartment Buildings], Rotterdam 1933/34 und 1937/38
Experimental School, Los Angeles, 1934/35
Ecole en plein air [Open Air School] a Suresnes, France, 1935/36
Institut heliotherapeutique [Sun Treatment Center] a Legnano, Italie, 1938
Freibad allenmoos [The Allenmoos Open-air Bath], Zurich, 1938/39
Hallenbad [Indoor Swimming Pavilion], Haarlem (Holland) 1932
Tennis - und ausstellungshalle [Tennis Courts and Exhibition Hall], Amsterdam, 1933/34
Pavillon d’exposition du Japon [Japanese Exhibition Hall] a Paris, 1937
Section Suisse d’Exposition a la Triennale di Milano 1936
Public Library, Viipuri (Finland) 1932/35
Broadcasting Building, Hilversum, 1935/36
Immeuble d’affaires [Office Building] a Prague, 1932/34
Chemicals Factory, Beeston (England) 1930/32

Listes des photographes; Fotografenverzeichnis; List of photographs

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