On March 13, Dr. Christopher Long will discuss his ongoing research concerning the Viennese architect and theoretician in the lecture "Adolf Loos and 'Found' Modernism" beginning at 6:00 pm in SID318.
Dr. Christopher Long is Martin S. Kermacy Centennial Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Long’s research focuses on the history of modern architecture and design in Central Europe and the United States. He studied at the universities of Graz, Munich, and Vienna, and he received his doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught at the Central European University in Prague and the Technical University in Vienna. He is the author of a number of books, including Josef Frank: Life and Work (University of Chicago Press, 2002); Paul T. Frankl and Modern American Design (Yale University Press, 2007); The Looshaus (Yale University Press, 2011); Kem Weber: Designer and Architect (Yale University Press, 2014); The New Space: Movement and Experience in Viennese Modern Architecture (Yale University Press, 2016); and Adolf Loos on Trial (Prague: Kant, 2017). He is currently completing a book on the German-born California designer Jock Peters.