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Author Leitner, Bernhard, 1938- author.

Title Die Rettung des Wittgenstein-Hauses in Wien vor dem Abbruch : eine Dokumentation 06/1969-21/06/1971 = Saving the Wittgenstein House Vienna from demolition : a documentation 06/1969-21/06/1971/ Bernhard Leitner
Published Basel ; Berlin ; Boston : Ambra, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (140 pages) : illustrations
Contents Frontmatter -- Inhalt / Contents -- The Inception / Der Auftrag -- The Visit / Der Besuch -- The Article / Der Artikel -- The Subtitle / Der Untertitel -- The Letter to the Editor / Der Leserbrief -- The Office of Landmarks Preservation / Das Denkmalamt -- A Suspicious Silence / Die Gespannte Ruhe -- New York-Vienna-New York / New York-Wien-New York -- The Intervention / Die Intervention -- Rezoning / Die Umwidmung -- Epilogue / Der Nachruf -- The Call -- The Rally / Der Aufruf -- Afterword / Nachwort
Summary The demolition of the Wittgenstein House had been approved by the landmark preservation office, the City of Vienna in June 1971. It was only stopped at the last minute. Bernhard Leitner collected unique photographs as well as facsimiles of documents that illustrate the incredible odyssey that ended in the rescue of this architectural jewel
Notes Bernhard Leitner, Sound-Space artist, was Professor for Media Art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna
In German, English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ACM, viewed April 03 2015)
Subject Haus Wittgenstein (Vienna, Austria)
Architecture, Austrian.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration.
ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / General.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 399043618X
Other Titles Saving the Wittgenstein House Vienna from demolition