Adolf Loos

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  • Ornament And Crime Analysis

    ago can still resonate today. However, like the ripples of a pebble thrown in a pond minutes ago, the world still feels the impact of Austrian architect, Adolf Loos. Loos was a man of intense opinions and a reflecting portfolio. The blunt forms of his buildings were in tune with the tones of his writings and opinions on architecture. He saw architecture as a movement and progression that was beyond any one man’s ability to change. Furthermore, he waged war against those who tried, insisting that a change to tradition is only permissible if it constituted an improvement. He was European in every sense of the word, living throughout the continent at various points his life. However, Vienna…

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  • How Does Adolf Loos Influence Modern Architecture

    Introduction Adolf Loos and Le Corbusier were two of the world's leading pioneers in architecture and the most influential European theorists and critics of Modern architecture. Loos' most known writing was "Ornament and Crime," which encouraged the removal of decoration and the use of smooth and clear surfaces, in contrast to the lavish decorations that appeared at that time. His white stripped-down buildings influenced minimal massing in modern architecture and expressed lack of…

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  • Regionalism And Regionalism In The Poor Rich Man By Adolf Loos

    In fact, the notion is actually the reverse from what people thought. “The Poor Rich Man” by Adolf Loos illustrates the life of a newly rich man living in a house. The house was furnished and the owner’s clothes were designed by a designer, who also defined where should he use each of the apparels throughout his house. For the designer, there was no reason to change or add new objects. This story aims to show that the Secession houses were like a sarcophagus because life was coagulated in the…

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  • Essay On Savagery In Lord Of The Flies

    emergence of the Nazi party in Germany prior to World War Two. It acknowledges the leadership of Hitler and the Nazi party as the force which led to the descent of millions of Germans into mindless savagery. In William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies, the Savages identify scapegoats, and inflict terror on others similar to how the Nazis targeted and persecuted the Jewish people. Hitler and the Nazis used violence to distinguish themselves from Jewish people to create a master race. During the…

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  • The Consequences Of The Jews In Nazi Germany

    The war left the Germans Empire destroyed and therefore the reason for turning over of the old parliament over to a new one called the Weimar Republic. In this new republic, President Paul von Hindenburg of the Nazi party, elected Adolf Hitler as Chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933 with the idea that he could make Germany better again. According to Hitler he felt that the Jewish people should be held accountable for all of Germany 's ills. Hitler made it his plan to take every Jew out of…

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  • Resentment Of The Treaty Of Versailles

    England, agreed. This decision would only lead to bitterness and future conflict. The treaty created a sense of humiliation for Germany because their land was taken away, their military was decreased, they had to pay a debt. and the guilt clause. Due to the Versailles treaty, Germany felt humiliated by the loss of their lands. According to the 1919 map of German Territorial Losses, cities like Alsace were claimed by France. Alsace was a valuable city because it produced coal. Germany…

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  • The Gestapo, Green Police, And Jews During World War II

    Using inhumane violence and public belief, the Gestapo, Green Police, and SS struck fear into the hearts of German citizens and Jews during the World War II. To understand how the Gestapo spread fear throughout Europe, one must understand the beliefs and values of a newly-formed Gestapo Soldier. As the Daily Beast explains, “Ordinary policemen were transformed into ideological zealots, trained to root out communists, homosexuals, slaves, gypsies, the work shy… and persecute them without mercy.”…

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  • Importance Of Logistics In The Second World War

    During the Second World War the importance of logistics was of key importance for the eventual Allied victory over the Axis Powers. The Allies from the very beginning understood the importance of logistics and while the U.S. was incapable of diving into and intentional war poured an abundance of support towards other countries in the fight against Hitler’s Nazi war machine. Once the U.S. was able formally join the Grand Alliance, the development of a highly sophisticated logistical system…

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  • The Role Of Adolf Hitler, A Dystopian Society

    is unbalanced and their government wants to make the nation great again, the leader usually changes something. Adolf Hitler wanted to change Germany thinking it would be a better place, but soon the choices he made for the nation resulted in a dystopian society. To support, a dystopian society is an unbalanced nation that is caused by the government’s choices; Adolf Hitler controlled the German government which caused dystopia by the changes he made in Nazi Germany. If a person is going to…

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  • Characteristics Of Adolf Hitler

    A dictator: one with complete and total power. Dictators are known for their forceful takeovers, brainwashing, and oppressive actions. Adolf Hitler, quite possibly the most tyrannical dictator of all time, is known entirely for his creation of the Nazi Party in Germany. Under Hitler’s leadership Germany dehumanized and murdered millions of innocent Jews. Regina George, the queen of North Shore High School, was known for her popularity and perfect clique. Her “hot” body, “army of skanks”, and…

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