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I like architecture, particularly Jugendstil, Art Deco, Moderne...

Updated October 15, 2017
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  1. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Barcelona, Spain
    The Palau Güell was designed and built between 1886 and 1888 by the architect Antoni Gaudí for the industrial tycoon Eusebi Güell. It was one of the first commissions Antoni Gaudí received at the start of his career. Summer opening times: 10.0…
  2. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Barcelona, Spain
    This is a masterpiece of Catalan's modernist architecture, done by Lluís Domènech i Montaner. It was built between 1905 and 1908 for the Orfeó Català, a choral society, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in my opinion its one of Barcelona's Mus…
  3. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Barcelona, Spain
    The CaixaForum Barcelona is an art gallery in Barcelona, sponsored by the bank "la Caixa", having different exhibitions, the most interresting when i was there was "Impressionist and Modern. Masterpieces from The Phillips Collection". The bilding its…
  4. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Anker Clock is a bridge connecting the two buildings of the former Anker Versicherung (today Helvetia, esigned by the Art Nouveau painter Franz von Matsch. It was built between 1911 and 1914. In the course of twelve hours twelve pairs of figures …
  5. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    To the dismay of Kaiser Franz Josef Adolf Loos build this house without decorations in 1909 just next to the Hofburg for Goldman & Salatsch a leading haberdasher in Vienna. Today there is a Raiffeisen bank (witch did a a lot to keep everything origin…
  6. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    Built between 1904 and 1906 as K.K. Postsparcassen Amt, designed by Otto Wagner in the then brand new reinforced concrete. Otto Wagner had air conditioned from the beginning the big halls, the big aluminum fans in the banking hall are particularly st…
  7. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    St. Leopold am Steinhof was built by Otto Wagner between 1904 and 1907 as part of the "Niederösterreichischen Landes-Heil- und Pflegeanstalt für Nerven- und Geisteskranke" (Lower Austrian care and treatment institution for nervous and mental ill, V…
  8. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    After renovation the Court Pavilion at Hietzing station has been opened recently to the public. The specially built for Emperor Franz Joseph (and only twice used) entrance to the Stadtbahn station Hietzing (today U-Bahn line 4) was on Wagner’s ini…
  9. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Stadtbahn was the predecessor of todays U Bahn, U 4 and U 6 (and also todays S 45) are running on the tracks of the Stadtbahn. The first line opened 1898 as a steam railway, the stations where designed by Otto Wagner partly in Jugenstil, particul…
  10. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    The Vienna Secession was founded on 3 April 1897 by Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Max Kurzweil , Josef Engelhart , Ernst Stöhr, Wilhelm List .... as a spinoff from the Vienna Künstlerhaus , because the artists r…
  11. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vienna, Austria
    This cemetery opened in october 1874 after the older cemeteries Sankt Marx, Währing (both are also interresting) etc. became to small. It was at the beginn rather unpopular because of the distance from the town so the city council made from 1881 a "…
  12. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Prague, Czech Republic
    You will find not only Gotic and Baroque in Prague but also a lot of Jugendstil and Cubism. Quite a lot of them around Václavské námestí and nám. Republiky, but also in other areas of the town. As in other regions of the former Autrian monarchy …
  13. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Lviv, Ukraine
    In Lviv is not only the old town center interessant, you can find also many turn of the 19. century Jugendstil buildíng. As many former Austro Hungarian towns, Lviv has its share of Jugendstil (quite a lot of the buildings in need of repair), with…
  14. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Targu Mures, Romania
    The Palatul Culturii, Cultural Palace was built between 19011 and 1913 by the architects Komor Marcell (1868-1944) and Jakab Desző (1864-1932) well known for many achievements in Oradea and Tîrgu Mures. It is in NY opinion one of the best examples …
  15. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Bratislava, Slovakia
    The Blue Church, consecrated to Elisabeth of Hungary, was built in 1907 to 1908 by Ödön (Edmund) Lechner in Hungarian Jugendstil together with the next door Gymnázium (high school) and vicarage. Originaly the church was painted in pastel colors si…
  16. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Alesund, Norway
    The Art Nouveau Centre and the connected Art Museum Kube have a marvelous collection of Jugendstil Art. The former Pharmacy (Apoteke) is now a souvenir shop and the above living rooms are now the museum. There is also a quite reasonable and good Cafe…
  17. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Alesund, Norway
    Ålesund burned down allmost completely in 1904. It was subsequently rebuilt with a lot of international help, including gifts from Kaiser Wilhelm II, in the popular style ofthat time, Jugendstil. Still today most buildings in the town are in thar st…
  18. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Budapest, Hungary
    The Hungarian Jugendstil did have a political function as well showing by using traditional styl elements the opposition to Vienna and the more or less official "ärarischem" Baroque like style. A good place to start is the Iparmüvészeti múzeum (…
  19. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Purkersdorf, Austria
    There was a mineral spring on the property of the later Sanatorium Purkersdorf. The industrialist Victor Zuckerkandl bought it and the architect Josef Hoffmann built it between 1904 to 1905 as a sanatorium. Next to it was built in the same time the V…
vicIII says:
I really likes that architectural style as well...Thanks for your presentation!:)
Posted on: Apr 25, 2017
ulis says:
Thanks, when back home in late April I will add the pictures and put it in better order, with the smartphone this is not really doable
Posted on: Mar 04, 2017
german_eagle says:
Great idea for a list! I love Jugendstil and Art Deco also.
Posted on: Mar 04, 2017
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