A favorite sight in Vienna is the colorful Hundertwasser-Haus apartment complex built in 1985. The work of Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser inspired the bold palette and wild foliage.
Discover Otto Wagner’s Vienna
Austrian architect Otto Wagner brought Vienna a unique style for modern times. Believing that “something impractical cannot be beautiful,” Wagner combined colorful Viennese Jugendstil designs with functional geometric forms.
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The Building That Shocked Vienna
Adolf Loos (1870-1933) was born in what is now the Czech Republic, but much of his influence was felt in Vienna, Austria. He scandalized the city in 1909 by situating the bare-bones Goldman and Salatsch Building (Looshaus) across the plaza from the ornate Imperial Palace.