Majolica House
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Architect Otto Wagner
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Location Vienna, Austria   map
Date 1898 to 1899   timeline
Building Type mixed use, apartment housing over retail
 Construction System masonry, and tile facing
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Art Nouveau
Notes Textile-like facade decoration at the six-story tile-faced facade.
Images

 


Photo, exterior, overview of facade with beautiful textile-style Art Noveau ornamentation.

Photo, exterior, overview of facade in context.

Photo
Drawings

 


Elevation Drawing

Plan Drawing

Discussion Majolica House Commentary

Details

Address:
No. 40, Linke Wienzeile, Vienna

Resources
Sources on Majolica House

Franco Borsi Ezio Godoli. Vienna 1900, Architecture and Design. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1986. Exterior photo of building from street, f37, p49. Interior photo of stairway, f36, p47.

Peter Gossel. Architecture in the Twentieth Century. Hohenzollernring: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1991. ISBN 3-8228-0550-5. plan, p62. large facade photo, p63. — Available at Amazon.com

Werner Hofmann and Udo Kultermann. Modern Architecture in Color. New York: The Viking Press, 1970. LC 72-125823. NA642.H6413. preliminary drawing of front elevation, p143.

John Julius Norwich, ed. Great Architecture of the World. London: Mitchell Beazley Publishers, 1975. elevation rendering. Reprint edition: Da Capo Press, April 1991. ISBN 0-3068-0436-0. — An accessible, inspiring and informative overview of world architecture, with lots of full-color cutaway drawings, and clear explanations. Available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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