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Otto Wagner (b. Penzing, Vienna 1841; d. Vienna 1918) studied at the Technische Hochschule in Vienna, at the Berlin Bauakademie, and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. In 1894 he supervised and taught at a special school of architecture within the Academy of Fine Arts. Info source:www.archiplanet.org

In 1899 Otto Wagner joined the Viennese Secession. Otto Wagner's most important works of architecture and urban planning include laying out the Viennese urban railway (1892-1901) with viaducts, bridges, and more than thirty stops as well as the am Steinhof church (1902-1907). The building he designed as the Austrian Postsparkasse (1904-1906) is regarded as Otto Wagner's masterpiece, both aesthetically and technically. Otto Wagner conceived this building as a total work of art, using not only the newest materials such as reinforced concrete and aluminium; he also designed the entire interior, which reveals early functionalist tendencies, and used new methods of furniture-making. Info source: www.wagner-otto.com

 

       
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