Item ABC/335 - The Architects' Year Book 7

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The Architects' Year Book 7


  • 1956 (Creation)

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The seventh volume from a series of Year Books aimed to help and inspire architects by offering them a compilation of technical and aesthetic information on the contemporary architectural practices. It covers subjects such as: The Architect as Universal Man; The Problem of the Past; Psychology, Archutect and Patron; Architecture and the Visual Arts; The Theme of CIAM 10; Contributions to CIAM 10; Atrium Houses; The Work of Auguste Perret; The Work of Gardella; Modern Architecture in Brazil; Recent Architecture in Finland; Two Exhibitions 1955; British Trade Fair 1955; Some Recent U.S. Design; Selected Equipment 2; Trends in Electrical Development; The Heat Pump; Natural Ventilation Systems; Current Architecture in Great Britain; Flats at Lambeth and Hammersmith; Houses at St. Pauls Cray and Leicester; Schools at Chaddesden, Catford, Royston, Putney and Paddington; Crystal Palace Development. The text is accompanied by numerous plates (photographs, plans, elevations and drawings) some of them depicting these structures: Le Corbusier, Chapel at Ronchamp, Vosges, France; Chapel at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago; Moroccan Housing, Block by ATBAT; Three Storey Flats at The Hague; Atrium Houses; Garage 51 Rue Ponthieu 1906; Theatre des Champs Elysees 1912; Esders Factory, Paris 1915; Notre Dame de Raincy, Sein-et-Oise 1923; Palais de Bois, Paris 1924; Tuberculosis Clinic, Alessandria 1936-38; Houses in Milan; Baths, Ischia; House at Lesa; Apartments, Alessandria; Gallery, Milan; Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro; The Casino at Pampulha by Oscar Niemeyer; Pedregulho, Rio de Janeiro; Belo Horizonte, the State Capital of Minas Gerais; Church of St. Francis, Pampulha; Flats in Tapiola, Helsinki; Detached Houses, Helsinki; Apartment Block, Turku; Apartment Block, Vaasa; Terrace House, Jollas, Helsinki; Apartment Block, Turku; Apartment Block, Vaasa; Terrace House, Jollas, Helsinki; Terrace Houses, Kotka, Sunila; Teerace Houses, Maunola, Helsinki; Private House, Muuratsalo; Villa, Kuusisto, Turku; Voldemar Baeckman's Villa near Tammisaari; Business Block "Rautatalo" Helsinki; Office Building, Voimatalo; Factory for ENSO, Gutzeit; Nuojua Power Station, Oulujoki; Power Station, Pohjolan Voima, Kemi; Water Tower, Riihimaki; Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla; Olympic Stadium, Helsinki; Annexe, Radium Treatment Home, Helsinki; Elementary School, Solf; Library for the Finnish University of Turku; Central Trade School, Jyvaskyla; Teacher's High School, Helsinki; Saynatsalo Municipal Buildings; Church in Salla; Church in Meilahti, Helsinki; Funeral Chapel in Turku; Sculpture Pavilion, Arnhem; Halsingborg Exhibition; H. 55 The '55 Bar with Stepped Terraces, General View from the Bridge and Typical Small Buildings and Courtyard; H. 55 Swedish Design Pavilion at the end of the Jetty; South Bank Exhibition, London 1951; Flats at Lambeth, London; Flats at Hammersmith; House at St. Paul's Cray, Kent; House at Leicester; School in Derbyshire; Catford Couty Secondary School, London; School at Royston, Hertfordshire; Mayfield School, Putney, London; School at Paddington, London.

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