Architect: Adolf Loos

Aldo & Adolf

Aldo & Adolf

By Aldo Rossi

And architecture itself? Architecture is still the central theme of Loos’s thought, and among his essays is a piece on the competition sponsored by the Chicago Tribune, a piece, which, like the one on the Michaelerhaus and ‘Ornament and Crime,’ is essential to the understanding of the meaning of architecture. This… Read More

Alternative Histories: AMUNT on Adolf Loos

Alternative Histories: AMUNT on Adolf Loos

Between 1925 and 1926, Adolf Loos designed a bourgeois villa with a salon, studio, rooms for servants and chauffeur for the writer Tristan Tzara and his wife, the painter Greta Knutson.  Buildings and the built environment reflect our society, and in turn express its social structures. Architecture is equally a… Read More

Architectural Research Quarterly: Plan

Architectural Research Quarterly: Plan

Volume 22, Issue 1 pp. 8–40 This issue of arq introduces the new collaboration with Drawing Matter. To launch the collaboration, and in continued celebration of arq’s recent twenty-first anniversary, this issue opens with a collection of twenty-one pairs of plan drawings. Stan Allen, Niall Hobhouse, and Helen Mallinson chose the images in… Read More