About Buildings + Cities
Luke Jones & George Gingell Discuss Architecture, History and Culture
1 year ago

83 —Otto Wagner — 5/5 — Proto-Modernist

Our final episode on Otto Wagner considers his relationship to modernism, asking whether Wagner was a predecessor to modernism. We discussed his most modern building, the Österreichische Postsparkasse or Austrian Postal Savings Bank, like so much in Vienna at this time, a coming together of the old world and the new.

Our next series on Ian Nairn will start very soon!

Edited by Matthew Lloyd Roberts.

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