De 8 en Opbouw.
14-daagsch tijdschrift van de architectengroep "De 8" Amsterdam en "Opbouw" Rotterdam.
[later 1941-1943] Tijdschrift voor architectuur en stedebouw.
Year 6-14, 1935-1943.
Amsterdam, Van Holkema en Warendorf, 1935-1943.
Loose 181 issues (completed).
29 x 22 cm. Original printed wrappers as published.
A fine long run of he leading periodical of the thirties on functional architecture and related subjects, published 1932-1943.
In 1932, the groups „De Acht“ from Amsterdam and „Opbouw“ from Rotterdam founded the magazine „De 8 en Opbouw“. For the first time in Holland a magazine went beyond the mere manifesto to become a means of circulating information. The periodical aimed at a well-grounded analysis of architecture ranging from the definition oft he variables connected with the housing issue to a review of new building techniques as tools for an aesthetic dematerialization of buildings.
In 1932 Paul Schuitema, who was a member of the architect-group "De Opbouw" created a basic design for the magazine. Other designers could then fill in the rest of the cover. Including full cover designs by Paul Schuitema and a special issue on photography with pictures by Schuitema and Piet Zwart. Due to the war, year 12 and 13 consist of only 12 issues and after the first issue of 1943, the magazine stopped publishing.
Beautiful single issues, only a few issues a bit dusty or very little damaged.
Numerous single issues from 1932 and 1934 available.