In the 1960s and '70s churches provided an ideal field of activity for architects. As the spirit of a theological new departure accompanying the Second Vatican Council met the innovative architecture of Brutalism.
Archaic and today still radical looking church buildings were completed all over Austria with an uncompromising use of raw concrete.
This bus tour shows well-known but also forgotten Viennese examples:
Oblatenkloster, Johann Pleyer
Zum Guten Hirten parish church, Ceno and Herta Kosak
Konzilsgedächtniskirche, Josef Lackner
Wotruba church, Fritz Wotruba and Fritz G. Mayr
Tour guide: Sonja Pisarik, curator, Az W