Adolf Loos Quotes

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Born: December 10, 1870, Brno, Czech Republic
Birth Country: Czech Republic
Died: Vienna, Austria, August 23, 1933
Occupation: Architect

1.
Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
- Adolf Loos

2.
Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.
- Adolf Loos

3.
Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
- Adolf Loos

4.
The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not. The work is a private matter for the artist. The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

5.
The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future. The house thinks of the present.
- Adolf Loos

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