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Linke Wienzeile 38 in Vienna

Otto-Wagner-Haus at the Naschmarkt in Vienna, AustriaThis building situated at the Linke Wienzeile 38 (6. District) was designed by Otto Wagner. The golden ornaments were created by Koloman Moser. The building is placed next to the Naschmarkt, one of the most famous markets in Vienna.

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Learning about the architecture of Graz

Old and modern architecture combined in Graz, AustriaIn Graz there is a special offer provided by the Graz Guides and VeloVital. By a guided e-bike tour of three hours one can learn about different forms of architecture located in the city. As the tour is performed by e-bikes one come across a lot of different places scattered all over the city. More…

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Marvellous architectural detail in Vienna

Architectural detail in Vienna, Austria

I am always impressed by such details in the architecture of Vienna. I wonder how these element is called? Is this a gable sculpture?

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3 periods of architecture in Vienna

Three periods of architecture in Vienna

Three periods of architecture caught in one photo. In the foreground one can see the decoration of a park near the Augarten porcelain manufacture. In the background there is an air defense tower of World War II and the chimney of a garbage incineration plant designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

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Lovely inner yard in Graz

Lovely inner yard in Graz, Austria

An inner yard in Graz. One can find them especially at the 1st district of the city. Some of them are open for public. I took this photo while climbing up to a gallery located in the fifth store of an old building in the centre of Graz.

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Architecture of the 50ties in Kassel

Architecture of the 50ties in Kassel, Germany

After World War II a large part of Kassel was rebuilt in the style of the 50ties. So if you are interested in the architecture of this period a walk through Kassel is a good way to learn more about it.

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Oldest dated House in Celle

Oldest house of Celle, Germany

This building is supposed to be the oldest dated house (1522) in Celle. The mannequin indicates that some parts of the building are used for a fashion shop now.

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At the backyards of Celle, Germany

View of a backyard in Celle, Germany

After walking along so many nice decorated houses I was curious how the backyards of them looked like.

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Hoppener Haus in Celle

Hoppener Haus in Celle, Germany

Another amazing building in Celle: The Hoppener Haus. It was built in 1532. I like especially the pattern at the lowermost floor. You?

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House dating back to 1534 in Celle

House dating back to 1534 in Celle, Germany

Celle offers the most largerst amount of half-timbered houses in Europe. On my walk I came across this building dating back to 1534.

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Half-timbered houses in Celle

Half-timbered house in Celle, Germany

Celle offers more than 400 half-timbered houses in the old part of the city. I’d like to show you some of the most beautiful ones on my next pages.

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House with a pipe like decoration in Bonn

House with a pipe like decoration in Bonn, Germany

I had already seen a lot of buildings built in a decorative style but this one looked very special to me. Have you ever seen a building with such a ‘pipe’ like decoration?