Kenchiku sekai 建築世界 [World of architecture].



Kenchiku sekai 建築世界 [World of architecture].

Tôkyô, 1938.

Volume 32, issue 2.

Approx. 300 pages (not numbered consecutively), including extensive advertising section, numerous illustrations, photos and drawings.

26 x 19 cm. Original wrappers.


Very substantial issue of the journal, including an eight-page translation of an article by Moholy-Nagy that appeared in English for the first time the previous year. “The new bauhaus and space relationship“, The American Architect, 1937. 12.

Also presented are lamps by Jean Perzel (1892-1986), graphic designs by Joseph Binder (1895-1972), Stockholm theater buildings, and among other buildings from the U.S. and Europe, buildings by Japanese architects, realized in Japan.

The spine of the cover slightly brittle, otherwise a nice copy.