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a+u 2018:05 Adolf Loos: Residences

a+u 2018:05

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English + Japanese / 184 Pages / 219 x 292 mm / 680 g

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For May and June of 2018, with guest editor Yoshio Sakurai of Toyo University, a+u is featuring the life and work of Adolf Loos. The May issue thematically addresses Loos’ thinking on residential architecture, using 32 of his residential projects to establish a framework to view his experimentation within.

Organizationally, the issue is divided into 4 chapters: Early Urban Residences, Residences in Natural Environment, Raumplan, and The Period of Maturity in Raumplan.

a+u Adolf Loos: Residences includes:

Interpretation and Contemporaneity
Yoshio Sakurai

Adolf Loos Chronology

Loos’s Collaborators


Chapter 1: Early Urban Residences
Villa Steiner
Villa Stössl
Villa Horner
Scheu House
Villa for Direktors of Sugar Factory

Chapter 2: Residences in Natural Environment
Villa for the Construction Manager of Schwazwaldschule I
Country House for Prinz Sapieha
Villa Paul Verdier
Villa Spanner
Khuner Country House

Chapter 3: Raumplan
Terrace Villa
Villa Konstandt
Samuel Bronner Palace
Rufer House
Country House for Medical Doctor H
Stross Manor House
Villa Alexander Moissi
Villa von Simon
Tristan Tzara House
Villa Erwin Rosenberg
Villa Plesch
Josephine Baker House
Villa Moller

Chapter 4: The Period of Maturity in Raumplan
Cubic House
Bojko House
House for One Family
Villa Fleischner
Villa Müller
Villa Winternitz
Mitzi Schnabl House
Jordan House
The Last House

Q&A about Loos

Project List

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