Léon Krier's Albert Speer: Architecture 1932–1942 is an elaborate concoction, lavishly produced, a pastiche of materials published at different times and in different places. It contains the collection of images of Albert Speer's buildings and projects that Speer himself published in Germany in 1978; photographs of Speer buildings from other sources; a “facsimile” of an earlier book of 1985 by Léon Krier with the same title, published in Brussels in French and English; sections from articles by Krier published in American and English magazines in the 1980s; an essay by Lars Olof Larsson from 1978 about neoclassicism in the twentieth century; and a short piece by Speer on...
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Book Review| June 01 2016
Review: Albert Speer: Architecture 1932–1942, by Léon Krier
Albert Speer: Architecture 1932–1942
2013, 251 pp., 7 color and 343 b/w illus. $75 (cloth), ISBN 9781580933544
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2016) 75 (2): 224–225.
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Barbara Miller Lane; Review: Albert Speer: Architecture 1932–1942, by Léon Krier. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1 June 2016; 75 (2): 224–225. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jsah.2016.75.2.224
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