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Werkbund Housing Estate, Lainz, Vienna: house designed by Josef Hoffmann

RIBApix ref no RIBA70713
Architect/DesignerFrank, Josef (1885-1967)
Hoffmann, Josef (1870-1956)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Charlotte
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Subject Date1932
Image Date1973
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 73-07-07
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Werkbund Housing Estate (Werkbundsiedlung) in Lainz was an exhibition of modern living by the Deutsche Werkbund in Vienna. The architect Josef Frank was responsible for the master plan of this exhibition for residential construction, which attracted a number of national and international architects, including Richard Neutra and Ernst Plischke. Seventy houses were built and the exhibition drew over 100,000 visitors in 1932.

Subject tags

housing, Exhibitions, exhibition buildings