The first four volumes, of eight total published in the series, put out and edited by Zentralvereinigung der Architekten Oesterreichs, containing mostly brief papers by international critics on architecture, architects, decoration, stage design, public housing, and other topics. Illustrated profusely throughout, primarily from photographs, showing Austrian, German, and other architecture from the 1920s including Czech, French, American, English, and Dutch, along with illustrated advertising pages. 4to. Original decorative cloth. Some spines slightly shaken. Vienna (Krystall-Verlag) 1924-1928.
This publication has great value as a photographic record of the work of noted architects and groups including Clemens Holzmeister, Josef Hoffmann, Hugo Gorge, Peter Behrens, Josef Goçar, F. A. Libra, the Wiener Werkstätte, and many others, along with important exhibitions of the time such as Werkbundausstellung "Die Form" and the International Hygiene-Ausstellung Dresden. Book ID: 48530