Fillgraderstiege in Vienna

Fillgraderstiege in Vienna, Austria

The Fillgraderstiege is a public staircase in the sixth district (Mariahilf) of Vienna. It was built in the years 1905/1907 in Art Nouveau style. The designer of the staircase was Max Hegele. In a poll of European art professors, it was named the fourth most beautiful staircase in Europe.

Art nouveau building in Graz

Art nouveau building in Graz, Austria

Art Nouveau building located in a shopping street named Sporgasse in Graz. Well, the building obviously need a kind of brush-up but actually I love this combination of beauty and decay. What do you think?

Sundial in Baden bei Wien

Sundial in Baden bei Wien, Austria

A sundial seen in the spa town Baden bei Wien. How would you call the style of the sundial? Art Nouveau? Art Deco? Anything else? More…

Olbrich-House in Sankt Pölten

Olbrich House in Sankt Pölten, Austria

The Olbrich-House (Olbrich-Haus) is named after its architect Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867-1908). It is considered as one of the most beautiful Jugendstil buildings in Sankt Pölten. As this building was built for the physician Hermann Stöhr it is also known as Haus Stöhr. More…