TERRASSENTYP

Richard Döcker

Stuttgart, Julius Hoffmann Verlag, 1929. Orig white cloth, 4to, 303x240mm, 141 pages. Terrassentyp. Krankenhaus, Erholungsheim, Hotel, Bürohaus, Einfamilienhaus, Siedlungshaus, Miethaus Und Die Stadt.Richard Döcker was an influential German Architect of the functionalist school, active from the 1920s to the 1950s, and a member of the Deutscher Werkbund ("German Arts & Crafts Association", predecessors of the Bauhaus). In this book he preaches against the block-shaped buildings of his time, and presents building in terraces as a solution to the lack of sunlight and fresh air in modern cities. The text is accompanied by 217 b/w photographs, figures and floorplans of terraced buildings. White cloth hardcover with red and blue lettering on front cover, red lettering on spine. Spine edges slightly bumped. In German language. (condition: first free paper 3 x 3 cm clipped. One illustration scratched, but complete). €225

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