The server is under maintenance between 08:00 to 12:00 (GMT+08:00), and please visit later.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused
Login  | Sign Up  |  Oriprobe Inc. Feed
China/Asia On Demand
Journal Articles
Laws/Policies/Regulations
Companies/Products
Bookmark and Share
Ornament Is Crime?—Analyse of Adolf Loos’ Criticism of Ornament
Author(s): 
Pages: 37-47
Year: Issue:  2
Journal: The Architect

Keyword:  Adolf Loosornamentcrimeculturestylemodernitymaterial;
Abstract: As one of the greatest architects in the twentieth century,Adolf Loos’(1870—1933)criticism of ornament had exerted a tremendous impact on modern architecture. But it had often been simplified and misconceived as ornament is crime’.This paper sets out to present the truth of Loos’ criticism of ornament from different aspects,tries to find out the complex thinkings behind his criticism.
Related Articles
No related articles found