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MARCEL BREUER: SUN AND SHADOW - THE PHILOSOPHY OF OF AM ARCHITECT edited by Peter Blake
MARCEL BREUER: SUN AND SHADOW - THE PHILOSOPHY OF OF AM ARCHITECT edited by Peter Blake

MARCEL BREUER: SUN AND SHADOW - THE PHILOSOPHY OF OF AM ARCHITECT edited by Peter Blake

Longman's Green & Co.1956 First edition, 205 pp., 8 1/4" X 10 3/4" Hardcover

Very good with good dust jacket

"The presentation of Breuer's work--from the smallest one-family houses to the new UNESCO Headquarters Buildings in Paris (of which he is the American architect)--is handled in a way never tried before in an architectural publication. Breuer's work, for example, is not presented in a chronological succession of buildings, but as a series of revolutionary ideas that have affected many things, from the design of chairs to the design of skyscrapers. These ideas are dramatized in Mr. Brodovitch's page-designs through the use of bold illustrations and brilliant color."

"Breuer's idea are further elaborated in his own statements which tie the book together. These writings grew out of a great many conversations which were first recorded on tape and then transcribed. Hence the text is a living running commentary and proof that Breuer's further reputation as a major teacher of architecture is well deserved." - from the editor

$150.00