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    Ultra rare Swedish avant garde Bauhaus inspired functionalist architecture and design magazine, from the collection of Danish architect Kay Fisker

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    New York: Horizon Press, 1957. Small quarto in publishers hardcover with original, priceclipped dustjacket. 223 pages, with 126 photographs and drawings. Very good clean copy First edition Sibyl Moholy-Nagy (1903–1971) was an architectural historian, critic, and teacher, who played an important role in the reassessment of modern architecture after World…

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    J. M. Richards & Eric de Mare: The Functional Tradition in Early Industrial Buildings 1st edition. London: The Architectural Press, 1958. Large 8vo in publishers hardcover with unclipped dustjacket. 200 pages. Illustrated richly. Near fine / fine clean attractive copy First edition, 1st printing copy of one the major classics…

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    Bernard Rudofsky (Austrian-American, 1905–1988), architect, curator, critic, exhibition designer, and fashion designer whose entire oeuvre was influenced by his lifelong interest in concepts about the body and the use of our senses. Best known for his controversial exhibitions and accompanying catalogs, including Are Clothes Modern? and Architecture without Architects. He was also famous for his mid-20th-century Bernardo sandal designs

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    COMPLEXITY AND CONTRADICTION IN ARCHITECTURE (The Museum of Modern Art Papers on Architecture # 1). New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1968 (1966). Small 8vo in wraps as issued. 135, (9) pp. with 350 photos, drawings and plans. Very good tight copy 1968 re-issue of this publication first issued in…

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    New York: Delta Book Paperback, 1975 (1974). Paperback. 279 pages. With illustrations The classic biography on Buckminster Fuller

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    “A comprehensive overview of the work of the designer, author, and activist Victor J. Papanek. His main work, the instructive guide ‘Design for the Real World’ published in 1971, is as much in focus as his designs and his commitment to social minorities, the so-called Third World, and the considerate use of natural resources. This book documents countless photographs, artistic works and designs, objects, drawings, letters, and other materials, some of which are published here for the first time. Papanek’s close exchange with contemporaries such as Richard Buckminster Fuller, George Nelson, and Marshall McLuhan is also examined. Contemporary work by Tomás Saraceno, Catherine Sarah Young, Gabriel Ann Maher, Thomas Thwaites, and Forensic Architecture, as well as Flui Coletivo and Questtonó, among others, rounds off the publication and demonstrates that Papanek’s interpretation of design as a tool for social transformation is as relevant as ever and continues to shape debate on social design, critical design, and design thinking. With essays by Alison J. Clarke, Amelie Klein, Jan Boelen, Felicity Scott, Jamer Hunt, Cameron Tonkinwise, among other contributors”

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    The classic finely printed, richly illustrated monograph on the Danish graphic design pioneer Knud Valdemar Engelhardt (1882–1931) “Denmark’s first industrial designer. Influenced by the architect Thorvald Bindesbøll, Engelhardt understood that successful production depended on both an industrial and a graphical approach. The font he developed for Gentofte’s road signs is sensitive and personal but also eminently readable. From 1908 to 1910, he designed electric trams for Copenhagen with intricate detail. The vehicles were functional and cleanable in all weathers, and were well manufactured. Although Engelhardt was an architect, he also exerted a considerable influence on the development of Danish billboards and graphic design traditions. More than anyone else, Engelhardt paved the way for a Danish approach to design and industrial production

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    Helsinki: Published by Finlands Arkitekturmuseum, 1982. Small 4to in wraps as issued. 180 pages with 532 colour and black and white illustrations. Text in both Finnish & English. Very good clean copy

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    From the library of KAY FISKER Henningsen, Poul (P.H.). – Mortensen, Richard. – Hiort, Esbjørn. – Koch, Mogens. – Juhl, Finn m.fl.: Meningsblad for unge arkitekter ( A 5 ). 1. Aargang (Nr. 8 mangler ellers komplet). Charlottenborg, 1942 til 1943. 9 (af 10) originale hefter i original kassette. Med…

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    From the library of KAY FISKER a collection of 8 issues of Meningsblad for unge arkitekter ( A 5 ) , hereof 3 issues with texts by Asger Jorn : Meningsblad for unge arkitekter ( A 5 ) Diverse numre i kassette 1945 nr 1: “Bemærkninger paa Vejen” (som Asger…