The Work of Architects Olgyay & Olgyay


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New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, N.d. [c.1950], First American edition from the Hungarian sheets; 1/500 copies. Oblong 8vo; 72 pp.; illustrated from photographs, plans, and drawings. Spotting to endpapers; else a very good copy in original cloth, in a chipped, worn, split at folds dust jacket. With an introduction by Marcel Breuer and Peter Blake. The dashing Olgyay twins left Hungary for the US in 1947. This trade catalog shows their European work in apartment and commercial buildings, exhibitions, hospitals, etc. Text in English and Hungarian. The Olgyays went on to specialize in the design of solar control and shading devices, publishing a book on the subject in 1957. (Item ID: 009514)

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