Architect: Josef Hoffmann

The Garden of Earthly Delights

The Garden of Earthly Delights

By Hamed Khosravi

The essay is an excerpt from Gabriel Guevrekian: The Elusive Modernist, by Hamed Khosravi, published by Hatje Cantz. Pre-order through the publisher’s website or visiting www.guevrekian.org.

Alternative Histories: Hans van der Heijden on Josef Hoffmann

Alternative Histories: Hans van der Heijden on Josef Hoffmann

When I received a tiny sketch of a cottage by the Viennese architect Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956), I found the drawing at the same time intriguing and awkward. Hoffmann’s drawing suggests an expressive roof to the cottage, an attractive theme to me. It is ‘a little house with a big scale’.… Read More