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Austria's Finest City Squares
Austria's Finest City Squares

Austria's Finest City Squares

ARCHITECTURE

176 Pages, 9.5 x 11.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $38.99 (US $38.99) (CA $47.99)

Publication Date: April 2016

ISBN 9783702508005

Rights: US & CA

Verlag Anton Pustet (Apr 2016)

Price: $38.99
 
 

Overview

All across the continent there are fantastic squares, each contributing to the unique character of its city. The book presents a choice selection of splendid city squares in Austria, taking their various features to explain essential political, social and economic aspects of historical urban development. It illustrates impressively the broad spectrum of urban design to be found in Austria, ranging from romantic idyll through bourgeois elegance to princely splendour.

Author Biography

Thomas Winkler was born in 1977. He always had a passion for historical architecture, which he intensified as construction engineer in his activities. He studied art history in Vienna. Publications on medieval urban landscape and the great Church of Vienna.