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Definition of the noun adolf loos
What does adolf loos mean as a name of something?
- Austrian architect (1870-1933)
Who is Adolf Loos?
Adolf Loos: Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos was an Austrian and Czechoslovak architect. He was influential in European Modern architecture, and in his essay Ornament and Crime he abandoned the aesthetic principles of the Vienna Secession. In this and many other essays he contributed to the elaboration of a body of theory and criticism of Modernism in architecture and design.
- also known as Лоос, Адольф; Лоз, Адольф
- born on (145 years ago) in Brno
- nationality: Austria
- education: Dresden University of Technology
- profession: Architect
- with Claire Beck Loos since
- died on (82 years ago) in Vienna
- buried in Zentralfriedhof
- written works: "Spoken into the void", "Paroles dans le vide - Malgré tout", "Signon emet", "Konfrontationen", "Ornament and crime", "Sämtliche Schriften", "On architecture", "Loos, Adolf - Arquitectura 1903 - 1932", "The architecture of Adolf Loos", "Das Andere", "Die Potemkin'sche Stadt", "Ins Leere gesprochen, 1897-1900", "Wohnungen", "Trotzdem, 1900-1930", "Adolf Loos"
- "Adolf Loos" is a book by Joseph Rosa & Adolf Loos.
- "Adolf Loos" is a book by Panayotis Tournikiotis.
- "Adolf Loos" is a book by Ralf Bock.
- also known as "Adolf Loos: works and projects"
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by Joanna Banham
Selected Works The Adolf Loos Archive, containing drawings and documents, is housed in Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna. Interiors 1898 Goldman and Salatsch Shop, Vienna (interiors) 1899 Cafe Museum, Vienna (interiors and ...
by Lance Day, Ian McNeil
Adolf Loos made many designs, butonlya small proportion weretranslated into building. Ofhis notableinteriors the KartnerBau (1907) in Vienna had prideof place, while hisSteiner Haus (1910) thereisregarded astheearliest truly modern ...
by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson
Adolf Loos: Laden & Lokale, mit einer Einführung, eine Zeittafel, und einem Werkregister (Vi: Alb). Kroha, J., & Hrüza, J. (1973): Sovetska architektonika avant garda (Pue: Od). Kroll, Frank Lothar (1987): Das Ornament ...
by Leo Schelbert
Among them Stilhülse und Kern: Otto Wagner, Adolf Loos und der evolutionäre Weg zur modernen Architektur (Stylistic Sleeve and Core: Otto Wagner, Alfred Loos and the Evolutionary Path to Modern Architecture), published in 1994, in 2002 ...
by Adam Kuper
The Tractatus is an ethical document that must be understood in terms of Wittgenstein's involvement with the great Viennese critic Karl Kraus and the influential architect Adolf Loos. Kraus exposed moral corruption that shows itself in the ...
Design Dictionary (2008)
Perspectives on Design Terminology by Michael Erlhoff, Timothy Marshall
Viennese architect Adolf Loos voiced the emerging conviction among the vanguard that “a surfeit of ornament is a ...
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