bauhaus book 01
INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE is an illustrated volume on modern architecture. It aims to give a brief overview of the work of leading modern architects in the cultivated countries and to familiarize readers with today’s architectural design development.
Source: Heidelberg University Library
Peter Behrens, Neubabelsberg, Berlin. AEG assembly hall, Brick. 1912
PETER BEHRENS, Neubabelsberg near Berlin, AEG turbine factory, Berlin. Iron, glass, concrete. 1910
Erich Mendelsohn, Berlin. Dyeing building of the hat factory Steinberg, Luckenwalde Berlin. Reinforced concrete binder, brick wall, Ruberoid roofs. 1921/23
Mies van der Rohe, Berlin. Model of a skyscraper in iron and glass. 1921
Vesnin, Moscow. Draft for a House of Work in Moscow, 1923
Bird's-eye view of the Mahattan Peninsula from New York.
Despite of a haphazard layout and an abundance of unobjective stylistic forms, a modern urban character can be seen in the striking large form of the skyscrapers. The vertical development is the result of a natural lack of space.
Car factory of the Fiat works in Turin (Italy) with car roadway on the roof. Reinforced concrete.
Factory of the Fiat-Werke, partial view of the road curve
ed. walter gropius
Jacket: Farkás Molnar
Originally published in German by Albert Langen Verlag München in 1925. First english edition by Lars Müller, 2019. tr: Helen Ferguson
PETER BEHRENS, Neubabelsberg near Berlin, AEG, small engine factory, Berlin. Brick-facing construction. 1912
B. BIJVOET and J. DUIKER, Zandvoort Competition entry for the “Chicago Tribune”. 1922
KARL SCHNEIDER, Hamburg, Michaelsen house, Falkenstein, near Hamburg. Whitewashed brick. 1923
WALTER GROPIUS, Dessau, Anhalt, with ADOLF MEYER. Competition entry for the »Chicago Tribune« Iron, glass and terracotta. 1922
G. RIETVELD, Utrecht (Holland), house in Utrecht. Concrete, iron, glass. 1924/25
FRED FORBAT, Weimar, design for a house. 1924
Further examples from the German edition