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Encyclopaedia of Modern Architecture - Wolfgang Pehnt ed.

PEHNT, Wolfgang ed.
Encyclopaedia of Modern Architecture.
Quarto.336pp with 442 b&w illustrations in photographic dust jacket. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc. 1964.
Spine a little creased.

Thirty-one architectural writers from sixteen countries collaborate on the first encyclopaedia of modern architecture. The book follows materials under Steel, Reinforced Concrete and Glass as well as by movement from Constructivism and Expressionism via Functionalism and the International Style to Brutalism. There are long appraisals given to Le Corbusier, Gropius, Mies Van der Rohe and Wright. Richly illustrated throughout.

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