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Czech, Hermann


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Hermann Czech, footbridge in the Stadtpark, Vienna.




Czech, Hermann, b. Vienna, Nov. 10, 1936, architect. Studied under K. Wachsmann and E. A. Plischke. Theoretical publications and studies (O. Wagner, A. Loos, J. Frank). Advocate of a new "silent" type of architecture which only "talks" when "it is asked"; at first only small buildings. C.'s concept of "architecture as background" also characterizes his town planning projects.


Works: in Vienna: cafés, bars, restaurants, houses and exhibitions; collaboration on the planning of the underground railway (U-Bahn). Kleines Café, 1970/1974; basement alterations Palais Schwarzenberg, 1982-1984; footbridge in the Stadtpark, 1985-1987; houses in Perchtoldsdorf, 1989-1994; elementary school in Simmering, 1991-1994; main building of Bank Austria in Vienna, 1997 (reconstruction). - Publications: Das Looshaus, 1976 (with W. Mistelbauer); Zur Abwechslung. Ausgew. Schriften zur Architektur, 1978; J. Frank 1885-1967, 1981 (with J. Spalt); Zur Abwechslung, 1996.


 
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