Eugene Steinhof

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Eugen Gustav Steinhof (October 5, 1880, Vienna, Austria – July 10, 1952, Los Angeles, California) was a Viennese architect, painter, sculptor, and structural engineer. He was a student of Otto Wagner, Josef Hoffmann, Henri Matisse, and Adolf von Hildebrand.

He was the director of the University of Applied Arts Vienna from 1923-1930 and later taught at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, New York University, Cooper Union, University of Oregon, University of Southern California, and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.[1][2][3] His students included Fritz Wotruba, B.C. Binning, Allie Tennant,[4] and Egon Weiner. His books Architecture and The Education of the Architect were influential in the field of architectural education.[5]