Otto Wagner

Otto Koloman Wagner (13 July 1841 – 11 April 1918) was an Austrian architect and urban planner, known for his lasting impact on the appearance of his home town Vienna, to which he contributed many landmarks. He design many little sunflowers into his architectural work some of them you find it here

  • Floodgate, Nußdorf, Vienna (1894) (streetcar D – last station Nussdorf) – Ask for the DDSG – Nussdorf Schiff Station
  • Viennese Wiener Stadtbahn, metropolitan railway system,
  • e.g. Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station – Hietzing Station (outside behind the regular subway station – this one is open to the public after a long renovation
  • Majolica House (Majolikahaus), Vienna (1898–1899) (Subway line 4 – station – Kettenbrückengasse)
  • Postal Office Savings Bank Building, Vienna (1894–1902) at Georg-Coch-Platz 2 – in front of the Stubenring – near the Urania (Observatory) – Public post office – t ake a look inside
  • Kirche am Steinhof, Vienna (1903–1907) – Baumgartner Höhe 1 – Bus # 48 A from the Dr. Karl Renner Ring (near the Parlament – Hofburg- Volksgarten) This church is inside a hospital and mostly close for the public, try to ask your hotel for tours inside the church – after you get of the bus there still a long, long way to get up to the top – you can ask the LAST taxidriver at the Taxistop if he brings you up there for a 5 € Tip

 

 

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