N. John Habraken - Die Träger und die Menschen - 2000

N. John Habraken - Die Träger und die Menschen - 2000
This book by Habraken (English title: “Supports: an Alternative to Mass Housing”) is widely regarded as a key work on residents' participation in mass housing

The book “Supports: an Alternative to Mass Housing” was initially published in Dutch (“De Dragers en de Mensen, het einde van de massawoningbouw”) in 1961 and later translated in several other languages (English, Spanish, Italian, German, ...). The German version from 2000 is the only one with an accompanying comic story showing examples of well-known architects such as Le Corbusier, Kenzo Tange, Lucien Kroll, Herman Hertzberger, Adriaan Geuze, etc.

This is the German double edition with two title pages:
N. John Habraken, “Die Träger und die Menschen - Das Ende des Massenwohnungsbaus”, theory of user participation, short biography, without images, 63 pp.
Arnulf Lüchinger, '2-Komponenten-Bauweise - Struktur und Zufall', comic story with 92 images, cover participation drawing of Le Corbusier, bibliography, 49 pp.
Published by: Arch-Edition Den Haag, 2000.
Dimensions: 21 × 30 cm, hardcover.
Half-cardboard cover with colour print.

Condition: Beautiful copy, in mint condition.

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