Tag Archives: Vienna

Austrian Artifact Final Paper

Madison Buckley COR-330-10 Artifact Project 12/2/2016 Prof. Allen-Pennebaker Spittelau Power Plant As a waste incineration plant, the Spittelau power plant in Vienna generates electricity by burning garbage. The original Spittelau power plant was built in 1969, and operated for many successful years until a fire in 1987 destroyed the building. Obviously, this building had to […]



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Spittelau, Changing the Game Since 1971

Christa Bennett COR: Vienna: Bridge from West-East Betsy Allen-Pennebaker 11/25/16   Spittelau, Changing the Game Since 1971             Vienna, Austria is known for being the world’s best place to live and for some of the most exquisite architecture in the world. From palaces to government buildings, cemeteries to the many churches, you can go almost […]



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Architectural Movements in Vienna, Austria

Otto Wagner was a strongly influential Austrian Architect and important member of a movement called the Vienna Secession, which can be summarized by a movement aiming to break artistic rules or disrupting identity through modernism as a protest against the Ringstraße.  The Ringstraße, also called The Ring Road, is a boulevard circling around the city […]



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Wiener Stadtbahn

  Wiener Stadtbahn     The Wiener Stadtbahn has been a cultural landmark for the Viennese since 1898 when they started construction of the system and continues to only grow into a bigger and better system of transportation. This railway was built above the Danube Canal and the river Wien. During this time the railway […]



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Sigmund Freud In Vienna

During the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century, Vienna Austria was known to be a world center for science. Sigmund Freud was just one of many individuals who made several advancements that are still recognized and discussed today. In order to understand his significance and contributions to science and Vienna, […]



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