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FILE Identifier: DES, 1971, 0001, 000603299, 8.

Bauen für die Massen! [Building for the Masses!] Digital

Scope and Contents

Originally in a binder. 314 leaves. Some original, typewritten page numbers have been struck through in red pencil and re-numbered in red pencil.

8/1 Lebensbau. 10 leaves. [1-10]. Typescript. “Mai 1952” No place.

8/2 Lebensbau: zweiter Teil. 10 leaves. [11-20]. Typescript. No place, no date.

8/3 Schalen des Lebens. 24 leaves. [21-44]. Typescript. “Cambridge, am 22 Okt. 1953”

8/4 Baubankrott Europas. 4 leaves. [45-48]. Typescript. “Martin Wagner” No place, no date.

8/5 Europas sozialer Wohnungsbau. 1 leaf. [49]. Typescript. “ M.W.” No place, no date.

8/6 Vom russischen Wohnungsbau. 2 leaves. [50-51]. Typescript. “Martin Wagner” No place, no date.

8/7 Flachbau kontra Hochbau. 2 leaves. [52-53]. Typescript. “Martin Wagner” No place, no date.

8/8 Bisschenismus in englischer Hausbauforschung. 5 leaves. [54-57]. Typescript. “M.W.” No place, no date.

8/9 Unsere Bauschuld: soil sie ewig auf uns lasten? 9 leaves. [58-66]. Typescript. “M.W.” No place, no date.

8/10 Der Wohnbau in zwei Briefen: (was Messerschnitt versuchte und Wagner wiederriet!) 4 leaves. [67-70]. Typescript. 3 letters: M.W. to Willy Messerschmitt, 26 October 1948. Messerschmitt to M.W., 8 November 1948; M.W. to Messerschmitt, 16 November 1948. No place.

8/11 Rundbauten oder Kubusbauten? 17 leaves. [71-87]. Typescript. “15 Juli 1952” No place.

8/12 Bauforschung. 12 leaves. [88-99]. Typescript. “15 Juli 1952”

8/13 Vom Ich das Sich sein Nest baut. 15 leaves. [100-114]. Typescript. No place, no date.

8/14 Das Raumproblem im Wohnungsbau. 64 leaves. [115-178]. Typescript. No place, no date.

8/15 Bauen fur die Massen. 20 leaves. [179-198]. Typescript. “Cambridge am 5 Oktober 1954” Some editing done. See item 39, below.

8/16 Naturliches Bauen. 12 leaves. [199-210]. Typescript. “Cambridge Februar 1956”

8/17 Massen-Raum-Fertigung. 14 leaves. [211-224]. Typescript. “Cambridge, 19 April 1953”

8/18 Wohnungsbau auf falschem Gleise. 11 leaves. [225-235]. Typescript. “Cambridge, 25.1.1954”

8/19 Das Dilemma unserer Hauser. 13 leaves. [236-248]. Typescript. “30 Mai 1953 M.W. “

8/20 Den Hochhäuslern zur Kenntnisnahme! 3 leaves. [249-251]. Typescript. “Martin Wagner 23 Mai 1953”

8/21 Grossstadtkosten kontra Kleinstadt Kosten. 16 leaves. [252-267]. Typescript. “Cambridge, am 21.Sept. 1954”

8/22 Stadtebauliche Vergreisung. 13 leaves. [268-280]. Typescript. “Cambridge, am 7 Sept. 1954”

8/23 Sie nennen es Aufbau! 22 leaves. [281-302]. Typescript. “Cambridge, 4 September 1953”

8/24 Mutationen. 12 leaves. [303-314]. Typescript. “Cambridge, am 26 Januar 1956”

Dates

  • 1924-1965 (inclusive), 1937-1957 (bulk).
  • Majority of material found within 1937 - 1957

Language of Materials

Materials are in German or English. Some in Turkish, and Japanese.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

9 folders

Folder List:

(8/1-8/4); (8/5-8/7); (8/8-8/10); (8/11-8/13); (8/14); (8/15-8/16); (8/17-8/19); (8/20-8/22); (8/23-8/24)

Repository Details

Part of the Frances Loeb Library Repository

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