Gandai jutaku kenchikuron. [Modern housing architecture theory].
Tokyo, Tenjinsha Showa 5 .
(2), 128, (2) pp. Including 13 plates. 17,5 x 12,5 cm. Original typographically designed wrappers.
Very rare original edition, published in the series: Shin Geijutsuron Shisutemu, 9.
The architect, Yukichi Kono, wrote that „we should aim at creating an architecture which can be applied universally by reexamining Japanese traditional architecture from the stand point of modern architecture.“
Dedicated to modern architecture, illustrated with works by Adolf Behne, Walter Gropius, George Muche, Ludwig Hilberseimer, Marcel Breuer (Breuer metal furniture), Le Corbusier, Russian architecture including Moisei Ginsburg.
Fine copy, wrappers and spine slightly browned.