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Ways to a New Style in Architecture

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Ways to a New Style in Architecture

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Ways to a New Style in Architecture: five lectures by Rudolf Steiner, given at Dornach, Switzerland during the building of the First Goetheanum, 1914. With a Foreword by Marie Steiner. Published in German as, Wege Zu Einem Neuen Baustil. Und der Bau wird Mensch. It has been translated from notes unrevised by the lecturer, by Harry Collison. These lectures have been authorized for the Western hemisphere, and published here by kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

By Rudolf Steiner

Translated by Harry Collison
GA 286

Ways to a New Style in Architecture consists of five lectures by Rudolf Steiner, given at Dornach, Switzerland during the building of the First Goetheanum, 1914. With a Foreword by Marie Steiner. Published in German as, Wege Zu Einem Neuen Baustil. "Und der Bau wird Mensch." It has been translated from notes unrevised by the lecturer, by Harry Collison.

These lectures have been authorized for the Western hemisphere, and published here by kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

Thirteen Plates showing different views of The Goetheanum were interspersed throughout the book ... we have referenced them in the text where their pages were inserted. We have also included some additional images (not found in this edition) at the end of the lectures.

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CONTENTS

Plate 1: The Goetheanum  
 
 Cover Sheet  
Forward (Marie Steiner)
 
Plate 2: Upper part of West Door
 
Lecture I: The Acanthus Leaf June 07, 1914
 
Plate 3: Staircase in Vestibule
Plate 4: The Studio
 
Lecture II: The House of Speech June 17, 1914
 
Plate 5: Entrance Door of Studio
Plate 6: Terrace and North Wing
Plate 7: Terrace and South Wing
 
Lecture III: The New Conception of Architecture June 28, 1914
 
Plate 8: Rudolf Steiner in his Studio
Plate 9: Interior of Goetheanum during Building Work (1)
Plate 10: Interior of Goetheanum during Building Work (2)
Plate 11: Motifs on the Pillars
 
Lecture IV: True Aesthetic Laws of Form July 05, 1914
 
Plate 12: Section of the Architrave Motifs in the Small Cupola
Plate 13: Motif from the Paintings in the Small Cupola
 
Lecture V: The Creative World of Colour July 26, 1914
 
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