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Villa Karma (1904)*

Artist/Designer: Adolf Loos

Project Location: Geneva,  Switzerland

Figure 1: Drawings of interior for Villa Karma ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 2: Entry Hall ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 3: Entry Hall Pt. II ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 4: Upper Entry Hall ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 5: Library pt. I ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 6: Library pt. II ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 7: Library pt. III ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 8: Bathroom ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 9: Interior hallway ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 10: Interior ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )

Style/Period(s):
Modern

Primary Material(s):
Stone, Wood

Function(s):
Library, Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century, 1904

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Joseph Masheck, Adolf Loos: The Art of Architecture, (New York: I.B. Tauris), 2013.

Darley, Gillian. "The Architecture of Adolf Loos." Crafts no. 78 (02, 1986): 56-57.

Abercrombie, Stanley. "Adolf Loos: Architecture 1903-1932." Interior Design 68, no. 2 (02, 1997): 108.

August Sarnitz, Adolf Loos, 1870-1933 : Architect, Cultural Critic, Dandy, (Cologne: Taschen), 2003.

Beatriz Colomina, "Sex, Lies and Decoration: Adolf Loos and Gustav Klimt," Thresholds 37, (2010): 70-81.

Building Address: Rue du Lac 171, 1815 Clarens, Switzerland

Supporting Designers/Staff: Adolf Loos

Significant Dates: 1904

Associated Projects: Villa Müller, Looshaus, Café Museum

Tags: Adolf Loos, Vienna, Modernism


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