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Architektur in Österreich im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert (German Edition)

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Revised, updated, and expanded by nearly 100 projects, this new edition of the catalog for the “a_show,” Architekturzentrum Wien’s (Az W) permanent exhibition on Austrian architecture of the 20th and 21st century, has become a stand-alone reference book. Its scope extends beyond the themes of the exhibition. Apart from condensing the current discourse on Austrian architecture of the last 150 years, it also documents relevance and singularity of the Az W collection.

Featuring more than 2,300 images and plans, accompanied by explanatory texts—structured chronologically as well as thematically—the book points out both historical connections and contemporary tendencies. Paired with a timeline, offering also an overview of all relevant media since 1836, brief biographies, and an index, this is the authoritative survey of modern and contemporary Austrian architecture.

With contributions by Gabriele Kaiser, Monika Platzer, Anneke Essl, Martina Frühwirth, Gudrun Hausegger, Sonja Pisarik, and Ute Waditschatka. Foreword by Hannes Swoboda and Dietmar Steiner.

Architektur in Österreich im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert (ISBN : 978-3-03860-010-7)
Edited by Architekturzentrum Wien
Expanded and revised new edition, 2016
Hardback (Flexicover), 440 pages,
2198 color and 55 b/w illustrations, 23 x 29.5 cm

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Concept / authors: Gabriele Kaiser, Monika Platzer
Martina Frühwirth (extension of The Present and Housing)

Research / authors: Anneke Essl, Sonja Pisarik (revised edition) and Gudrun Hausegger, Sonja Pisarik, Ute Waditschatka (1st edition)
Editor: Sonja Pisarik (revised edition ) and Gudrun Hausegger (1st edition)
Image editors: Katharina Ritter (revised edition) and Gudrun Hausegger (1st edition)

Cover design: Peter Duniecki
Book design: Peter Duniecki (revised edition) and Peter Duniecki, Walking-Chair Designstudio, Assistance: Rupert Gowar-Cliffe (1st edition)
Design concept and visualisation: Walter Pamminger

Index: Brigitte Ott, Sonja Pisarik (revised edition) and David Baum (1st edition)

Printed by: Ueberreuter Print
© 2016 Park Books, Zürich

© Az W 

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