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Kreuzenstein

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ISBN: 9783205795575 Year: Pages: 258 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_508003 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 129
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Kreuzenstein Castle was built between 1874 and 1906 on theruins of a medieval fortress. It was conceived as a familymausoleum and venue for preserving and displaying the owner’scollection of medieval art, but it can also be interpreted as theidealized vision of a medieval castle from the perspective of the19th century. This study clarifies to what extent our view of themedieval castle is contingent on the faults, fractures and“constructs” of modernity.

On the Jewish Legacy in Viennese Architecture

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ISBN: 9783205202653 Year: Pages: 256 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_612510 Language: English
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 269
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A survey of the role played by jewish architects working in Vienna in the period between 1868-1938.

Villenarchitektur am Semmering

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ISBN: 9783205774310 Year: Pages: 264 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_437153 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 3679
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The present manuscript is intended to be part II of a publication in two volumes, but at the same time it can be seen as an independent, complete study. It deals with the different aspects of the historic architecture in the region of "Semmering" in southern Lower Austria. The book is the result of the FWF-project P 13959, in which one year of research under scientifically direction and supervision of the applicant (Prof. Dr. Mario Schwarz) was dedicated to intensive studies in art history, cultural history and history of architecture of this region. The author Dr. Guenther Buchinger - responsible collaborator of the project - attempted a large-scale research of the historical villas and county-houses at Semmering. The study contains a full, detailed documentation of the history and construction of the buildings and much information about the employers and the building contractors and architects as well. Consequently the author elaborated a comprehensive stylistic analyse. By the way of elucidating the circumstances of the construction of the buildings, it was possible to reconsider the background of the creating of this artificial settlement at Semmering. A certain social group of great influence among the Viennese bourgeoisie appears in this study, which created this recreation resort as a "vacation-paradise", at that time a complete new, futuristic project, motivated by personal and commercial interests likewise. The result, a colony of villas, was used not only for private purpose, but at the same time for tourism, partially in connection with the hotel buildings.In his stylistic analyse Guenther Buchinger gives a convincing proof that the phenomenon, which in general is subsumed as "homeland-style", "vernacular architecture" or "Swiss-cottage-style", in fact is a particular form of historicism between "severe historicism" and "late historicism". In the sense of "severe historicism" patterns of genuine architecture - by preference from publications on historical Swiss architecture - were used and extensively quoted. Consequently the forms and details developed in the style of "late historicism" in free evolution and eventually took into the formal repertory also elements of "Jugendstil". The scientific results of this study are important especially concerning the architects Franz von Neumann and Josef Buendsdorf, whose work has not yet been object of detailed research, but likewise for the general oeuvre of the prominent contractor's bureau Fellner & Helmer, whose theatre-architecture is already well documented in art history, but whose country houses and hotel-buildings are largely unknown. The study partially is designed as a catalogue, which presents each object in detail, and a comprehensive report of the scientific results in a distinct summary and contains numerous photos, plans and comparative illustrations.

Die virtuelle Dimension

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ISBN: 9783205993483 Year: Pages: 242 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_574819 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 3240
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Large parts of our culture are characterised by a blurring of corporeal and virtual realities.Computer industry has opened up all sorts of hybrid spaces and has itself, in turn, become a space for uncountable fantasies and expectations. Which are the principles of cultural order depicted by this desire commonly termed cyberspace?In offering novel narratives of modern architecture the author explains how the digital age couples notions of knowledge, life and future with long-known dimensions of architectonic space.Amongst the issues being discussed the reader will find Boullee's visionary designs, classical modern architecture, museums, shopping malls, science fiction, advertising, CAD, biotechnology and the construction of a utopian cyberspace at the turn of the millennium.

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ISBN: 9783205788409 Year: Pages: 466 Seiten Language: English|German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 29
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This volume presents the results of a scholarly meeting which focused on the patronage of women in the Byzantine Empire. In their scope, the articles address broadly not only the founding or re-founding of churches and monasteries, but also their rich decoration, as well as numerous smaller donations. In spite of increased attention to gender research in recent years, a comparative treatment of the legal and economic potentiel that women in Byzantium could exercise in order to exert independent influence has been lacking; thus a gender-specific viewpoint for the volume was intentionally chosen.

Rolf Geyling (1884-1952)

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ISBN: 9783205795858 Year: Pages: 290 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_507999 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 143
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This publication documents the life and work of the architect Rolf Geyling (1884-1952), who was a former student of Otto Wagner and started his career in Vienna and Bucharest before the First World War broke out. During the war Geyling documented his experiences as an officer of the Habsburger Monarchy with photographs and a detailed diary, which he continued during his imprisonment in Siberia. After five years in several camps - most recently in Vladivostok - Geyling fled to Tianjin in China, where he successfully established himself as an architect until the period of Mao Tse-tung and was particularly involved in the development of modern architecture in northern China.

Die Repräsentation der Habsburg-Lothringischen Dynastie in Musik, visuellen Medien und Architektur, ca. 1618–1918

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ISBN: 9783205205074 Year: Pages: 450 Seiten Language: English|German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 423
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This volume consists of conference papers from the Vienna conference about Habsburg representation which took place in June 2015. The theme is the different forms of representation of the Habsburg-Lorraine dynasty in art and music from the 17th to the early 20th centuries. The many forms of representation employed are discussed in four sections, dealing with the themes and media used, with the relationship between ruler, state and nation, with the networks of the actors involved and with the relationship between ceremonial spaces and the diverse ‘publics’ being addressed.

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