Frühlicht: Eine Folge für die Verwirklichung des neuen Baugedankens, Heft 1 bis 4. Complete four issues bound in one volume
by Taut, Bruno (Hrs.); Bruno Taut, Wilhelm Kobelt, Theodor Volbehr, Friedrich Paulsen, Mies van der Rohe, Paul Scheerbart, Karl Weishaupt, Hermann Finsterlin, Elias Ehrenburg, Oswald Herzog, Martin Mächler, Johannes Schlaf, (Text by)
Magdeburg: Karl Peters, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Quarto. 132pp. Original quarter olive cloth over green paper covered boards, with printed label pasted to front cover. After the end of WWI many modern artists and architects developed utopian architectural projects. The most important platform for the movement was the radical architectural magazine "Frühlicht" (Dawn's Light), headed by Bruno Taut and published in four issues only between 1921 and 1922.Illustrated with hundreds of architectural drawings, floor plans, and b/w photographic reproductions, this volume contains the complete collection of the magazine (Nos. 1 to 4, all published). Includes architectural projects by Bruno Taut (The Magdeburg's Gefallendenkmal, and the Stadtkrone); Mies van der Rohe's design for a glass skyscraper; Vladimir Tatlin's project for the Monument to the Third International; Max Taut''s Bundeshaus des Allgemeinen Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes (ADGB), in Berlin; Alexander Rodchenko's design for a kiosk; Other projects by Carl Krayl, Hermann Finsterlin, Wassili Luckhardt, Hans Luckhardt, Theodor Grosse, Paul Gösch, J. P. P. Oud, Antonio Sant'Elia, Joseph Paxton, etc..Includes realized constructions such as the facade of the Barasch department store, in Magdeburg, by Oskar Fischer; the Casa Vicens, Palau Güell, and the Torre de Bellesguard by Antonio Gaudi; Walter Gropius' Märzgefallenen-denkmal, in Weimar; a tombstone by Max Taut; Bruno Taut's subsidized housing estate near Magdeburg, and many more.The magazines are complete with all their text pages and photographic plates, but they are bound without their original wrappers and hors-text advertisement pages. Minor shelf wear and discoloration spots to title label. Slight age-toning along paper margin. Text in German. Binding in overall good+ to very good, interior in fine condition.
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