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#57 - Form follows Function "ornament is crime"-Adolf Loos Modernist architects echoed this statement and cleasnsed their buildings of all ornament. Müller house 1928. Adolf Loos

The Boley Building, Kansas City, 1907, Louis Curtiss, architect | Possibly the world's first curtain wall. It predates the Hallide Building in San Francisco by more than 10 years.

Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos (10 December 1870 – 23 August 1933) was an Austrian architect. He was influential in European Modern architecture, and in his essay Ornament and Crime he abandoned the aesthetic principles of the Vienna Secession. In this and many other essays he contributed to the elaboration of a body of theory and criticism of Modernism in architecture.

Otto Wagner - Otto Koloman Wagner (13 July 1841 – 11 April 1918) was an Austrian architect and urban planner.