"As the authorities would only grant planning permission for a one-storey house with a converted mansard roof, while the clients wanted a comprehensive spatial programme, the compromise was this unusual piece of architecture. Loos arched a metal roof down to the ceiling of the ground floor at the front of the house, but turned it into a flat wood-and-cement roof at the apex. It was thus possible to develop the garden front on three storeys. The rear facade is smooth and symmetrical like the front; the two outer window axes protrude like projections." - Peter Gossel and Gabriele Leuthauser. Architecture in the Twentieth Century. p 87.
1910s (1910 - 1919) Modern
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