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The Most Famous Buildings and Architecture to See in Vienna, Austria

Hundertwasser Haus and museum, Vienna, Austria - Architecture

Hundertwasser Haus and museum

Vienna is a must-see destination for architecture students and the lovers of the dominating art movements of the late 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. Both Jugendstil (Art Nouveau, Secession) and Viennese Modernism is richly represented in the city's architecture. But if you seek more recent buildings, the Austrian capital has a range of sights for you, too. Browse our list below and put your own route plan together for an architecture themed journey.

Art Nouveau / Jugendstil / Secession style buildings in Vienna:

  • Hofpavillion Schönbrunn (Schönbrunner Schloßstraße, 1130 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • underground station Karlsplatz, Otto Wagner Pavilion (Karlsplatz, 1040 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • underground station Schönbrunn (Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • Majolika Haus (Linke Wienzeile 40, 1060 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • Kettenbrückengasse underground station, U4 (Kettenbrückengasse, 1050 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • Medallion Haus (Linke Wienzeile 38, 1060 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • Secession building (Friedrichstraße 12, 1010 Wien) - by Joseph Olbrich
  • Otto Wagner Schützenhaus (Obere Donaustraße 26, 1020 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • Österreichische Postsparkasse / Austrian Postal Savings Bank (Georg-Coch-Platz 2, 1010 Wien) - by Otto Wagner
  • Engel Apotheke (Bognergasse 9, 1010 Wien) - by Oskar Laske
  • Haus Portois & Fix (Ungargasse 59 - 61, 1030 Wien) - by Max Fabiani
  • Palmenhaus Schönbrunn / Palm House in Schönbrunn park (Schlosspark, 1130 Wien)
  • Palmenhaus Burggarten / Palm House in Burggarten (Burggarten 1, 1010 Wien)
    Palmenhaus Burggarten, Wien / Palm House in Burggarten, Vienna, Austria - Secession, Jugendstill, Art Noveau, Architecture
  • Anker Clock / Ankeruhr (Hoher Markt 10-11, 1010 Wien) - by Franz von Matsch

Viennese Modernism:

  • Loos Haus, now Raiffeisen Bank (Michaelerplatz 3, 1010 Wien) - by Adolf Loos
    Loos Haus, now Raiffeisen Bank (Michaelerplatz 3, 1010 Wien) - by Adolf Loos, Vienna - Wiener Moderne, Viennese Modernism, Architecture
  • Loosbar American bar (Kärntner Durchgang 10, 1010 Wien) - by Adolf Loos
  • Knize & Comp, Store for men's fashion (Graben 13, 1010 Wien) - by Adolf Loos
  • MANZ bookshop store front (Kohlmarkt 16, 1010 Wien) - by Adolf Loos
    MANZ bookshop store front (Kohlmarkt 16, 1010 Wien) - by Adolf Loos, Vienna - Wiener Moderne, Viennese Modernism, Architecture

Bauhaus, Art Deco:

  • Wittgenstein House (Parkgasse 18, 1030 Wien) - by Ludwig Wittgenstein and Paul Engelmann
  • Karl-Marx-Hof (near Boschstraße, 1190 Wien) - by Karl Ehn
  • Werkbundsiedlung / Council Estate (Woinovichgasse, Weitingergasse, Jagdschloßgasse, Jagicgasse, 1130 Wien) - by Josef Frank, Adolf Loos, Josef Hoffmann, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky

Eco architecture:

Hundertwasser Village
Kegelgasse 37-39, 1030 Wien
Web: www.hundertwasser-village.com

Kunst Haus Wien, Museum Hundertwasser
Untere Weißgerberstraße 13, 1030 Wien
Web: www.kunsthauswien.com
Kunst Haus Wien, Museum Hundertwasser (Untere Weißgerberstraße 13, 1030 Wien) - Vienna, eco architecture building

Modern (post-1960s):

  • campus of the Vienna University of Economics and Business / WU campus (Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien) - by Zaha Hadid
  • Gasometer, shopping and cultural center (Guglgasse 6, 1110 Wien) by Jean Nouvel (Gasometer A), Coop Himmelblau (Gasometer B), Manfred Wehdorn (Gasometer C) and Wilhelm Holzbauer (Gasometer D)
  • Vienna Main Railway Station (Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100 Wien) by Theo Hotz
  • DC Tower (1220 Wien) - by Dominique Perrault
  • Haas House near Stephansplatz (Goldschmiedgasse 3, 1010 Wien) - by Hans Hollein
  • Wienerberg City and Twin Towers (Wienerbergstraße 11, 1100 Wien)
  • MQ / MuseumsQuartier (Museumsplatz 1, 1070)

Architecture Museum:

Az W - Architekturzentrum Wien / The Austrian Architecture Museum
Address: MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien
Web: www.azw.at