Category list : Adolf Loos
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‘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
Adolf Loos (1870-1933)Subscription
Controversial in both private and professional circles, the life and work of Loos are reviewed by Paul Davies
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
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?
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