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Adolf Loos, 1870-1933: Architect, Cultural Critic, Dandy (Taschen Basic Architecture)

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Widely regarded as one of the most significant prophets of modern architecture, Adolf Loos (1870-1933) was a star in his own time, known throughout Vienna as an outspoken, audacious dandy and moralist who defied the establishment and repudiated the popular and ornamental Vienna Secession style. His work not only represented the beginning of Modernism, with its stark, unorn ...more
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Published November 1st 2003 by Taschen
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