Category list : Adolf Loos
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Adolf Loos (1870-1933)Subscription
Controversial in both private and professional circles, the life and work of Loos are reviewed by Paul Davies
The curious history of striped architectureSubscription
A red-and-white-striped townhouse has ruffled feathers in London’s Kensington, but this garish decorative style has a noble, if checkered, history
While architects who turned to vernacular precedents in the 1930s have typically been called reactionary, is it time we reassessed their work as proto-Postmodernism – or abandoned such categories entirely?
‘Ornament is the language through which architecture communicates with a broader public’Subscription
Minimalism may symbolise luxury, but it could be time to refamiliarise ourselves with our decorative roots
Loos and Baker: a house for JosephineSubscription
Adolf Loos’s lost house for Josephine Baker marked a seminal moment in the expression of cultural and social modernity