The Loos House (Looshaus) is considered a central building of the Viennese Modern Age (Wiener Moderne). It was designed around 1910 by architect Adolf Loos. Because of the missing decorative elements above the windows, the Viennese called this building “The house without eyebrows”. [German]
In the past fabrics were measured in ells (Ellen). In order to have a uniform standard for the whole market such ells were displayed at central places in the city. The Elle of Hildesheim is shown at the city hall.
The Loggia del Lionello is a Venetian Gothic style edifice built in 15th century. The colours of whith and red marble are a fine alteration to the pure white of the Piazza della Libertà. An interesting detail: Right in the middle of the loggia there is big thermometer using a technology I saw there the first time.