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Carl Auböck Architekt (1924-1993)
Carl Auböck Architekt (1924-1993)

Carl Auböck Architekt (1924-1993)

Design for Modern Living

ARCHITECTURE

288 Pages, 9.5 x 8.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $43.99 (US $43.99) (CA $54.99)

Publication Date: March 2009

ISBN 9783702505967

Rights: US & CA

Verlag Anton Pustet (Mar 2009)

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Overview

Carl Auböck came from a Viennese artisan family – his parents studied at the Bauhaus in Weimar – and this background has a significant influence on his work. This is the first book to present his wide-ranging œuvre as architect and designer as well as his importance as a teacher. "Design for modern living" represents Auböck's central concern: innovations for everyday life evolve into whole rooms suited to a "modern" lifestyle and objects which are at once functional and perfectly shaped. His designs are found today in leading collections worldwide, such as the New York Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna.

Author Biography

Marion Kuzman was born in 1963 in Vienna. She attended the master class for product design at the College of Applied Art in Vienna. At the Technical University of Vienna she studied architecture. She also studied at the Univerity of Tokyo and worked in the studio of Hermann Czech in Vienna. Since 1996 Kuzman is freelance architect and Architekturpublizistin in Vienna.