Andreas Kreul

Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach 1656–1723 [Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach 1656–1723]

Staging of relation

Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, one of the most important architects in the baroque era, was born in Graz. The 350th anniversary of his birth was celebrated in 2006. For the more...

Categories: Architecture  | History 

Peter Dinzelbacher

Köpfe und Masken [Heads and masks]

Symbolic architectural sculpture in mediæval churches

Looking round... In mediæval churches, you can often feel that you're being watched by head-shaped sculptures on the capitals. Together with stone masks, animals, sometimes more...

Categories: Architecture  | History  | Religion & Philosophy 

Our Haus [Our Haus]

The first 10 Years

Publisher: Austrian Cultural Forum New York

In 2012, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of its building in Midtown Manhattan with a host of concerts and commissioned more...

Categories: Architecture  | History 

Kurt W. Leininger

Salzburg - Stadt zwischen Tradition und Moderne [Salzburg - City between Tradition and Progress]

Kurt W. Leininger's unusual take on Salzburg is at once affectionate and critical. In Salzburg – City between Tradition and Progress , he presents the historical town in more...

Categories: Architecture  | History  | Austria 

Maria Auböck, Udo Bode, Manfred Klein, Waltraud Niel, Beda Percht, Eugen Postolache

Schwimmende Gärten / Floating Gardens [Floating Gardens]

Publisher: Johannes J. Kraus

At the International Horticultural Exhibition (IGA), which is held in Germany every ten years, a whole array of unique exhibits awaits an expected number of some 2.5 million more...

Categories: Architecture 

Friedrich Kurrent

Texte zur Architektur [Texts on Architecture]

Publisher: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Architektur

Friedrich Kurrent (b 1931) is not only one of those who rediscovered and "rescued" modern architecture in Austria (Wittgenstein's house, Semper Depot, the historic suburb of more...

Categories: Architecture  | History