Fillgraderstiege in Vienna

The Fillgraderstiege was built between 1905 and 1907 according to the plans of the architect Max Hegele. The outdoor staircase connects the Fillgradergasse with the Theobaldgasse in Vienna’s 6th district Mariahilf. Architecturally, it is considered Viennese Art Nouveau.

Parksteg in Payerbach

This footbridge in Payerbach, generally known as Parksteg, was built in 1903. It is a combination of concrete and a railing in the style of Jugendstil. I was especially impressed by the idea to create the ornaments by using cast concrete.

Art Nouveau door at 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). Unfortunately it was closed for renovation during my visit.

Jugendstil at Dannebergplatz, Vienna

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.

Art nouveau building in Graz

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?

Tile paintings at Salzburg Central Station

One of the architectural highlights of the renewed Salzburg central station are 100+ year old tile paintings like that one shown above. This works were creates by artists like Otto Barth, Hans Prutscher, Hans Wilt and Hubert von Zwickle.

Mozartsteg in Salzburg

The Mozartsteg is a footbridge named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It was built in 1903 as a toll bridge. The toll booth next to the bridge is still existing and serves as a small shop now.

Olbrich House in Sankt Pölten

The Olbrich House (Olbrich-Haus) is named after its architect Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867-1908). It is considered 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.