The Turning Point of Building: Structure and Design. Konrad Wachsmann.
The Turning Point of Building: Structure and Design
The Turning Point of Building: Structure and Design
The Turning Point of Building: Structure and Design
The Turning Point of Building: Structure and Design
The Turning Point of Building: Structure and Design

The Turning Point of Building: Structure and Design

Wachsmann's important 1961 book in which he argues that the modern architect must be in control of the rapidly expanding potentials of machines and industrialized technology. His focus on the module as a key element in modern architecture had wide-ranging influence, including on artists such as Robert Smithson. Wachsmann was in partnership with Walter Gropius and together they developed early prefabricated building components. Profusely illustrated with modern and historical examples. An important book in the history of 20th Century architecture. Out of print and scarce. Item #994.

Condition: Good, lacking the dust jacket and with some yellowing/toning (as is common) along page edges; foxing spots to covers and edges of boards; previous owner's name in dark pencil to inside front cover; now in a custom-made mylar dust jacket.

Architecture Survey
Reinhold Publishing Corporation
9.5" x 10.5"
240 pages
Hardcover
New York: 1961

Price: $160.00

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