Sam Jacob erects Adolf Loos-designed mausoleum in Highgate Cemetery

A tomb that was designed but never realised by modernist architect Adolf Loos has been built by British architect Sam Jacob in a historic London cemetery. Sam Jacob Studio has erected the mausoleum that Loos designed for art historian Max Dvorák in 1921. It stands in Highgate Cemetery – arguably London’s most famous burial ground, home to the graves More

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William Tozer’s split-level Raumplan House is based on the theories of Adolf Loos

Architect William Tozer applied Adolf Loos’ Raumplan concept to this London house extension, which features several stepped levels that are all visually connected. Tozer’s London-based studio was asked to extend the Victorian terraced property to create more space for the clients and their dogs, as well as easily accessible storage for photography and fitness equipment. Several factors More

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Bloco Arquitetos bases geometric Brazilian home on a classic Modernist residence

The cubic construction of this house in Brasília by local studio Bloco Arquitetos reveals the layout of spaces inside and was influenced by a 1930s villa designed by Modernist architect Adolf Loos (+ slideshow). The Paineira House was designed by Bloco Arquitetos for a plot in the Brazilian capital dominated by a 15-metre-tall paineira tree. The house comprises a More

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