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Holzhausbau, Wachsmann
Holzhausbau, Wachsmann

Wachsmann, Konrad.

Holzhausbau. Technik und Gestaltung.

Berlin, Wasmuth [1930].

141pp., with numerous photo plates and drawings.

29,5 x 21,5 cm. Original cloth-backed boards.

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First edition. Konrad Wachsmann (1901-1980), architect, inventor, educator, and pioneer of industrialized building systems in the United States and Europe. Apprenticed as a cabinetmaker, he later became a pupil of Heinrich Tessenow and Hans Poelzig. He worked on advanced laminated structures in timber and practiced as an architect in Berlin, building a summer house (1928) for Albert Einstein with whom he developed a lifelong friendship. In 1940, he came to the United States and was associated with Walter Gropius in Cambridge. -Placzek, 4, 355.

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