Adolf Loos

January 9, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Architecture
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Information  he was born in 1870 to an German family, later on, he completed technical school in Liberec, and studied at Dresden technical university before moving to Vienna.  Somehow, Loos found himself in that process and returned to Vienna in 1896 a man of taste and intellectual refinement, immediately entering the Viennese intelligentsia.  Loos stayed in America for three years, where he had an uncle living in Philadelphia. He visited the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and appreciated the work of Louis Sullivan. He visited St. Louis and did odd jobs in New York.

Some of his buildings

Raiffeisen bank Prague hotel

Villa Mueller

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unique creative modern simple colorful

The principles and elements of design I think Adolf loos’ buildings have used texture for the roof, like this picture. It also have a special form and it Is different from the other buildings because it has a special shape and not just like a normal one.

The Raiffeisen bank is Loos' most famous building, One of the first modern office buildings in Vienna, the steel concrete construction provides wide structural spans with flexible space use.

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