See: Barry Bergdoll and Leah Dickerman, Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2009); Detlef Mertins, Modernity Unbound: Other Histories of Architectural Modernity (London: AA Publications, 2011); see also Alan Colquhoun, “Criticism and Self-Criticism in German Modernism,” in the AA Files no. 28, (Autumn 1994): 26–33; Colquhoun, Essays in Architectural Criticism: Modern Architecture and Historical Change, (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1985), 46–47; Hilde Heynen, Architecture and Modernity: A Critique, (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1999), 43; Anthony Vidler, Histories of the Immediate Past: Inventing Architectural Modernism (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008).
Colin Rowe, The Architecture of Good Intentions: Toward a Possible Retrospect (London: Academy Editions, 1994); Mitchell Schwarzer, German Architectural Theory and the Search for Modern Identity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995); Harry Francis Mallgrave and Eleftherios Ikonomou, ed. and trans., Empathy, Form, and Space: Problems in German Aesthetics, 1873–1893 (Santa Monica: Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, 1994).
John V. Maciuika, Before the Bauhaus: Architecture, Politics and the German State, 1890–1919 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 23; Francesco Dal Co, Figures of Architecture and Thought: German Architecture Culture 1880–1920 (New York: Rizzoli, 1990), 171–260. See also: Frederic J. Schwartz, The Werkbund: Design Theory and Mass Culture before the First World War (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996).