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Contrasting modernist architects in Vienna show

Exhibit demonstrates how the reputations of Adolf Loos and his rival Josef Hoffmann have risen in recent years

Belvedere palace is reflected in a pond behind the lights of an advent market in Vienna on Dec 15, 2014.


TAKE two bedrooms, each designed in the early 1900s by a different ambitious young architect for an apartment here. Both are modestly sized and furnished with a bed, dressing table, wardrobe and night tables. But the similarities end there.

One room was the work of the...

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