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Author: ANTWERP 1910 - ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION Title: Concours pour l'Aménagement des terrains militaires d'Anvers 1910.
Description: Antwerpen, Ministère de l'Agriculture et des Travaux Publiques ; Commission d'études pour l'aménagement de l'agglomération anversoise. (publishers), 1911, in-4°, 140 pp + 80 ill. publisher's cloth. (bi-lingual French-Dutch). Title page slightly browned, some of the illustrations heightened by hand with colour pencil. Copy from the library of Count Moretus Plantin, mayor of Stabroek (his faint stamp on the the title page) Report on the architectural ( town planning) competition organized by the Ministry of Public Works for the re-use of the grounds which became available after the demolition of the very important 16th c. defence works around Antwerp. The competition gives a good insight into the ideas on town-planning at the beginning of the 20th century. The first prize went to H. Prost (Paris), 2nd prize to Mr. Auburtin (Paris) etc.) (town planning, architectural competition, Antwerpen,). .
Price: EUR 165.00 = appr. US$ 179.33 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 276