PUBLICATIONS

Ralf Bock also researches and publishes on the origins of the so-called "architecture of modernism". He examines so-called "loners", who can only ever be classified as part of the "functional white modernism" with a few photos. However, these loners have left behind extensive works that need to be rediscovered. They show variety and inspiration on topics of our time. The previous focus was Adolf Loos and his environment. For 7 years now, he has also been working extensively with the work of Hans Scharoun. A comprehensive publication on this subject is in progress.

 

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Thinking and working.

ADOLF LOOS. WORKS AND PROJECTS

 2007

A photo book with photos of the preserved objects by Adolf Loos. Photographed by Philippe Ruault. For this purpose, floor plans and sections have been recreated and edited so that Loos' ideas are easy to read. The image section is preceded by a comprehensive text section dealing with Loos' intellectual work and his role as an architect, using extensive quotations from Loos.

Published by Skira Editore in Milan in English and Italian. Published by DVA Verlagsanstalt in German.

Reviews of the book:

Fraknfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Neue Züriche Zeitung

"JEDER SEI SEIN EIGENER DEKORATEUR"

2013

This volume was written in collaboration with Silvia Mattl-Wurm and brings together the research results on three preserved Loos - flats in Vienna.

 

Published by Metroverlag and edited by Silvia Mattl-Wurm, director of the Wien Bibliothek.

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