Josef Hoffmann - Austria

Josef Hoffmann (1870–1956) studied at the Academy of Applied Arts in Vienna under Carl von Hasenauer and Otto Wagner. Josef Hoffmann is considered to be one of
the founders of Austrian modernist architecture, alongside with Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos.

The academic career of Josef Hoffmann startet, when he was mad professor at the Kunstgewerbeschule Vienna, where he taught from 1899 to 1936. Later he went on
to teach ath the Academy of Applied Arts in Vienna (1946-1947).

Together with Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann is one of the co-founders of the Wiener Werkstätten (Vienna Workshops), for which he worked from 1903 to 1932.
During the course of his professional career, his attention turned more and mor towards craftwork. Apart from being the co-founder of the Vienna Secession, the Künstlerbund,
and the Austrian and German Werkbünde, Hoffmann’s extensive teaching activity meant that his influence was felt across an entire generation of architects in Austria.

1932  Row-Houses in Werkbund Settlement - Vienna