Schindler, Rudolph

(1887 - 1953)

Rudolf (known as Rudolph) Michael Schindler was an Austrian-born architect. He studied engineering and architecture in Vienna from 1906 to 1913, where he studied under Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos. In 1914 he moved to the United States and in 1917 he joined the office of Frank Lloyd Wright in Chicago, where he worked for four years. After this, he moved to California and went on to design many Modernist residences in the Los Angeles area, for which he often also designed furniture.