Publisher: otto maier verlag, ravensburg
Product Dimensions: 28.7 x 22 cm
Release Date: 1952
Price: $360 USD (¥36,000 JPY)
2 copies in 1 set
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Condition: acceptable to good (pre-owned)
Cover Design: Richard Paul Lohse
two volumes of a book series on domestic building. both covers were designed by richard paul lohse (1902-1988) who designed several covers/jackets for architectural publications in a similar style, rough paper for text pages are a style often used by max bill.
the first volume of 1952 focusses on social housing projects supported by the eca (economic cooperation administration), …
the 2nd volume of 1958 also covers the buildings planned for the interbau exhibition of the hansaviertel in berlin.
lohse used sans-serif for the covers, …
the inner pages (not credited to lohse) are also designed with bodoni – in an asymmetric, multi-column layout but not based on a consistent grid.