Ornamentation In Architecture

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ABSTRACT: Adolf Loss being among most influential European architects of the late 19th century ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬is known for his literary discourse that foreshadowed the foundations of the entire modernist movement. In his essays he discussed the concept of ornamentation in architecture and its significance in light of believes, thoughts, values of communities. Through writings he gave new thought dimension to architects which started to depict the modernization of the time and laid beginning of new movements. KEYWORDS: Architecture, Sentiment, Passion, Inclination, Believe, Thoughts INTRODUCTION: Human body is extraordinary machine which has mind being the main connecting body. Mind keeps the balance and order of this system. This balance,…show more content…
Each space differ in use and how it communicates with the users, cinema hall must remain hall of entertainment and bring excitement. The hospitals should speak your life protection is our first priority; your pain is our pain while law courts should declare threat to wrongs and justice to rights. Loos explained important contradictions in design: between the interior and the exterior, the monument and the house, and art works and objects of function. To Adolf Loos, the house did not belong to art because the house must please everyone, unlike a work of art, which does not need to please anyone. These all gestures of volumes and masses are in hands of an architect and how he molds design requirements and psychology of human mind in his/ her design. Architect not only design these spaces but also he is responsible in bringing connectivity of all layers, design requirements, emotions, believes, personal likes, national integrity, architecture knowledge, history, traditions, technological advancements. In book Adolf Loos by Toumikiotis, author tells that loos saw permanent contact with the spirit of the world (Weltgeist) as the primordial condition of modernity (Tournikiotis, 1994) Loos believed an architect is well aware of era, age, period, place, needs and climate of the time. He is well aware of past, today and understands where tomorrow will lead.…show more content…
One of the major characteristics of his work was a basis in the square and the cube which possibly reflects an influence of the early twentieth century Cubist movement. Adolf Loos created several more family houses in Vienna and during his stay in Paris the house for a famous poet Tristan Tzara. In Czechoslovakia he designed family houses in Brno, the Winternitz´s Villa and the Muller´s Villa in Prague where he used the principle of so called “Raumplan” the concept of Adolf Loos which is typical by structuring of individual rooms within a given space but not into the individual floors. (GRAVAGNUOLO, ROSSI, & SCHEZEN, 1995) Steiner House is among the significant and appreciated works of loos because of its modernity of forms. It remains historical architecture and being inspiration of contemporary architecture it set example for transitional phase of rationalism. The disruptive and innovative character of this work derives from an analytical and selective reflection on history, and still less from an adherence to functionalism (G?ssel & Leuthäuser,

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