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Craftsmanship and Culture: Loos, Wittgenstein and Schönberg

Craftsmanship and Culture: Loos, Wittgenstein and Schönberg

The Looshaus in Vienna’s 1st District is the setting for a monthly series of talks and music entitled Dem Ton ein Wort, (A Word on Sound) addressing the word and ideas of the leading “craftsmen of modernism” Alfred Loos, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Arnold Schönberg, and including chamber music performed by some of Vienna’s musicians adds […]

Book Review: The Looshaus, by Christopher Long

The House on Michaelerplatz Despite a century of efforts to set the record straight, Adolf Loos remains frequently misunderstood both as an architect and as a thinker. As an architect, his polemic against ornament tends to be read, erroneously, as anticipating the sterile classical “form follows function” modernism that originated in the wake of the […]

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