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Loos, Adolf 1870-1933

Works: 853 works in 1,686 publications in 11 languages and 16,052 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Archives  Biographies  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Dedicatee, Architect, Creator, Designer, Bibliographic antecedent, Publishing director
Classifications: NA1011.5.L6, 720.92
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Spoken into the void : collected essays, 1897-1900 by Adolf Loos( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these witty, sardonic, and deftly reasoned essays written between 1897 and 1900, the Viennese architect Adolf Loos addresses a broad array of topics, from furniture to building materials, printing to plumbing, luxury vehicles to fashion. Even contemporary styles of underwear come under his scrutiny. In evoking the manners of turn-of-the-century Vienna, the architect exposes the nature of culture in the context of an increasingly urban and technological society. Accepting the fact that progress entails a measure of cultural disinheritance, he foresees the inevitability of a universal modern civilization, while at the same time remaining profoundly beholden to the lessons of history and cultural identity. Better, he declares, to create modern forms that emulate the craftsmanship of the old masters than to recreate old forms that are dressed in modern materials and made by modern methods. Loos staunchly opposes both the pedant who would conserve the vernacular of the peasant and the parvenu who aspires to the privileges of the aristocrat. He dramatizes the excesses of the Gesamtkunstwerk, especially as it was being practiced by his Secessionist contemporaries, proposing an approach that is more modest, more honest with respect to materials and use, and more humane. At the moment when the principles of modernist functionalism are being reevaluated, Loos's essays speak to us with the illuminating power of recognition."--book jacket
Adolf Loos : architecture 1903-1932 by Roberto Schezen( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Né en 1870, l'architecte Adolf Loos s'est radicalement opposé aux tendances décoratives de l'Art Nouveau, pour défendre une architecture sobre, sans ornement, qui révèle clairement son propos. Le photographe Roberto Schezen met en lumière la variété des oeuvres de Loos dont la plupart se trouvent à Vienne
Ornament and crime : selected essays by Adolf Loos( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ornament and Crime contains thirty-six original essays by the celebrated Viennese architect, Adolf Loos (1870-1933). Most deal with questions of design in a wide range of areas, from architecture and furniture, to clothes and jewelry, pottery, plumbing, and printing; others are polemics on craft education and training, and on design in general. Loos, the great cultural reformer and moralist in the history of European architecture and design was always a "revolutionary against the revolutionaries". With his assault on Viennese arts and crafts and his conflict with bourgeois morality, he managed to offend the whole country. His 1908 essay "Ornament and Crime", mocked by an age in love with its accessories, has come to be recognized as a seminal work in combating the aesthetic imperialism of the turn of the century. Today Loos is recognized as one of the great masters of modern architecture"--Publisher
Ins Leere gesprochen, 1897-1900 by Adolf Loos( Book )

52 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Villa Müller : a work of Adolf Loos by Leslie Van Duzer( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Villa Muller, built in Prague in 1930, is one of Loos's best designs. Inaccessible for twenty years, this seminal work never received the exposure commensurate with its position in the history of modern architecture - until now. The authors are among the first scholars to have been admitted into the building, and their meticulous research and documentation has yielded an indispensible book for anyone interested in the work of this modern master. Their work reveals Loos's original palette of materials and colors, and a series of design submissions at a local building office in Prague, which disclose new information about Loos's design methods. Illustrated in color and black-and-white, Villa Muller includes a foreword by John Hejduk
Adolf Loos : works and projects by Ralf Bock( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This long awaited monograph encompasses the entire creative activity of Adolf Loos, one of the undisputed fathers of Modern European architecture. Adolf Loos (1870-1933) was an early-20th century Viennese architect known for his radical facades and for his writings. In this volume, Ralf Bock reveals for the first time the sensuality of Loos' interior designs, demonstrating that Loos was not an architect of the "white modern movement" but rather fought against it as he saw the work of purism move in the opposite direction of what he had envisioned. He believed in culture, comfort, intimacy and privacy, advocating the evolution of tradition and utility, rather than revolution and the permanent invention of formal design. This book offers a careful analysis of Loos's ideology and oeuvre. It features 30 existing projects through 160 extraordinary full-color images by the celebrated French photographer Philippe Ruault, who completely re-photographed the existing works of the Viennese master. These new images offer different impressions and interpretations of Loos' interior works and bring him back to the centre of contemporary architectural debate. The color photographs are supplemented by archival photos from the Loos archive of the Albertina, Vienna. Other unique aspects of the book include profiles of Loos' clients and their relationship with the architect, interviews with people who inhabit Loos' work today, and a completely new set of project drawings with the original interior design and analyses
Trotzdem, 1900-1930 by Adolf Loos( Book )

38 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On architecture by Adolf Loos( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Potemkin'sche Stadt : verschollene Schriften, 1897-1933 by Adolf Loos( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Loos, theory and works by Benedetto Gravagnuolo( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de Tsjechische architect (1870-1933) en zijn werk
Sämtliche Schriften by Adolf Loos( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gründerzeit, Adolf Loos : Jahrhundertwende : Rückblick und Ausblick im Spiegel der Wiener Architektur, unter Einbeziehung der Gründerzeitarchitektur Josef Durms : Städtische Galerie im Prinz-Max-Palais Karlsruhe, 11. April bis 21. Juni 1987 by Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe im Landesgewerbeamt Karlsruhe (Germany)( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Loos, 1870-1933 : Raumplan, Wohnungsbau : Ausstellung der Akademie der Künste, 4. Dezember 1983 bis 15. Januar 1984 by Adolf Loos( Book )

8 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Loos; das Werk des Architekten by Adolf Loos( Book )

19 editions published between 1931 and 1985 in German and Germanic and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Loos by Adolf Loos( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in 4 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de architect (1870-1933), een van de belangrijkste grondleggers van de moderne architectuur
Adolf Loos by Kurt Lustenberger( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in 4 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Loos (1870-1933) es una de las figuras más sobresalientes a la vez que controvertidas de la arquitectura del siglo XX. Esta monografía ofrece una amplia visión de la vida y obra de un arquitecto clave en el entendimiento de la génesis del movimiento moderno, que con sus escritos y edificios contribuyó decisivamente a la orientación del panorama arquitectónico centroeuropeo de principios de siglo, en pos de la autenticidad de los medios y procesos constructivos, la simplicidad de la forma y el desarrollo de conceptos espaciales contrapuestos a los esteticismos en boga en la Viena de principios de siglo
Why a man should be well-dressed : appearances can be revealing by Adolf Loos( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Loos : Leben und Werke 1870-1933 by Ralf Bock( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der große Prachtband zu Adolf Loos "Kein Architekt lebt heute, der nicht ein Stück Loos in sich trüge." Sigfried Giedion zum 60. Geburtstag von Adolf Loos, 1930. Seine selbstbewussten Ideen zur Architektur und zum Wohnen, eingegangen in wegweisende Gebäude und Innenräume, provozierten die Zeitgenossen. Was Adolf Loos in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts niederschrieb, baute und gestaltete wirkte nachhaltig auf die Entwicklung der Moderne. Die Schilderung seines Lebens und Werks von Ralf Bock, die historischen Aufnahmen aus dem Archiv der Albertina und vor allem Philippe Ruaults meisterliche Farbfotografien nahezu unverändert erhaltener Häuser und Raumausstattungen verdeutlichen: Adolf Loos war eine der Leitfiguren der Architektur des 20. Jahrhunderts, seine kritischen Gedanken sind noch heute aktuell. - Einzige lieferbare Monografie mit umfangreicher Werkdokumentation - Opulent ausgestatteter Bildband - Neu fotografiert von Philippe Ruault (Quelle:
Adolf Loos by Alessandra Coppa( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works, projects and ideas of Adolf Loos, one of the great pioneers of modern architecture
Adolf Loos : Entwürfe für den öffentlichen Bau : 11 Rekonstruktionen by Anton Schweighofer( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Adolf Loos : architecture 1903-1932
Ornament and crime : selected essaysVilla Müller : a work of Adolf LoosAdolf Loos : works and projectsOn architectureAdolf Loos, theory and worksAdolf LoosFashioning Vienna : Adolf Loos's cultural criticism
Alternative Names
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Adolf Loos Austrian and Czech architect

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Adolf Loos österreichischer Architekt und Architekturtheoretiker

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Ādolfs Loss

Adolphus Loos

Loos Adolf

Loos, Adol'f 1870-1933

Loos, Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria

Loos, Adolf Maria

Los, Adolf

Los, Adolf 1870-1933

Losas Adolfas

Rōsu, Adorufu 1870-1933

Άντολφ Λόος Αυστριακός αρχιτέκτονας και θεωρητικός

Άντολφ Λως

Адолф Лос

Адолф Лос чешки архитект

Адольф Лоас

Адольф Лоз австрийский архитектор

Адольф Лоос

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אדולף לוס

אדולף לוס אדריכל צ'כי

לוס, אדולף 1870-1933

آدلف لوس معمار و نویسنده اتریشی

أدولف لوس

أدولف لوس مهندس معماري تشيكي

อดอล์ฟ ลูส

อาด็อล์ฟ โลส

로스, 아돌프 1870-1933


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