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Austro-techture turns 20

For its 20-year anniversary, the Architekturzentrum Wien (Az W) is exhibiting a substantial part of its vast collection for the first time, under the title “The gold of AzW”. This exhibition includes design drawings, plans, sketchbooks, photographs and models, from important eras of Austrian architecture. At its founding in 1993, the Centre aimed to present, […]

A Soviet Legacy, Not Quite Lost

A Soviet Legacy, Not Quite Lost

To most westerners, Soviet architecture means imposing, Neo-Gothic Stalinist towers, but the USSR’s 70-odd-year history saw other equally striking – if less celebrated – architectural styles. In the 1920s, a movement of Constructivist architects sought to reshape urban life with an ideal of a utilitarian, strictly functional living and working space. Driven by revolutionary fervour, […]

Fight for the Right… to Green

Fight for the Right… to Green

Many modern cities can seem like a mass of concrete buildings, neon signs, and pollution. In fortunate cities like Vienna, a combination of culture, tradition and attentive government has drawn a greener picture, with boulevards of shady trees and communal parks. Yet, in some less-fortunate cities, citizens have had to reclaim their “right to green” […]

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