VINTAGE 1948 Mid-Century Magazine Tunisie, Tunisia. L'architecture D'aujourd'hui Volume Number 20, October 1948."The Architecture of Today" Tunisia. A magazine highlighting the styles and trends of historical and modern buildings in Tunisia. Lots of great descriptions and photos - amazing time capsule. Please see photos for condition - some tears along spine and pages show aging, still in readable condition for age. This magazine was released the same exact month Lamine Bey began formally protested the French National Assembly. Some info & history about the publication. L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui (LAA) is a French-language architecture magazine that was first published in 1930. It is one of the most important and influential architecture magazines in the world, and it played a major role in promoting and documenting the modern architecture movement in the mid-century. LAA was founded by Pierre Vago and André Bloc, two young French architects who were passionate about modern architecture.
The magazine was initially published as a quarterly, but it quickly became a monthly publication. LAA featured articles on the latest and most important architecture projects from around the world, as well as essays on theoretical and critical aspects of modern architecture. The magazine was known for its high-quality photography and its innovative layout. It was also notable for its commitment to internationalism, and it featured articles on architecture from all over the world, including the United States, Europe, Japan, and South America.LAA was particularly influential in the 1930s and 1940s, when it helped to introduce the work of Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and other leading modern architects to a wider audience. The magazine also played a role in promoting the development of new architectural movements, such as Brutalism and Structuralism. LAA continues to be published today, and it remains one of the most important and influential architecture magazines in the world.
It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history and theory of modern architecture. LAA is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of modern architecture. It is a valuable resource for students, architects, and anyone else who wants to learn more about the buildings and ideas that shaped the modern world.