While pursuing his goal to make mass-producible, low-cost, high-quality building available and attractive to all classes, Richard Neutra came to rely on simpler, lighter, more modular means than any of his Modernist contemporaries. His work is distinguished by the way it embraces nature, felicitously
"The evolution of culture marches with the elimination of ornament from useful objects." Adolf Loos was deeply concerned about the state of architecture in turn-of-the-century Austria. Loos objected to the Art Nouveau movement -- with its stress on the personal and the decorative, and its rejection o
Carlo Mollino, a versatile, inspired and highly idiosyncratic individual of innate ability to synthesise diverse influences and passions, is today acknowledged as one of the most strikingly original creators of mid-century Italian architecture, design and photography.
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