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Art Nouveau station hall in Prague

Art Nouveau station hall in Prague

Following the signs to the old entrance hall of the main railway stations leads to a gem of Art Nouveau. The nearby Fantova kavárna (Fanta café) reminds on the architect of this hall: Josef Fanta (1856-1954).

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Art Nouveau door at Zeche Zollern

Door at the machine hall of Zeche Zollern

A fascinating detail of the Zeche Zollern, a colliery in Dortmund: The door at the machine hall is built in the style of Jugendstil (Art Nouveau).

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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.

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Jugendstil at Dannebergplatz, Vienna

View of an art nouveau door at Dannebergplatz

An impressive door in the style of art nouveau (Jugendstil) seen at the Dannebergplatz in Vienna. Whereas the park (Arenbergpark) in the middle of the Dannebergplatz is characterized by two high-rise bunkers of world war II the buildings around the place offer some lovely architecture like depicted above.

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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?

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Wall decoration in Graz

Lovely wall decoration in Graz, Austria

Lovely wall decoration seen at a dwelling house built around 1900 in Graz. More…

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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…

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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…

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Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz in Vienna

Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlplatz in Vienna, Austria

The Art Noveau Pavilion was built in 1898 as portal building for the new city railway (Stadtbahn). Today it serves as a museum showing some models and sketches created by Otto Wagner. More…