Schönthal, Otto, b. Vienna, Aug. 10, 1878, d. Vienna, Dec. 31, 1961. Architect. Studied with O. Wagner from 1898-1902, then worked as Wagner´s assistant in the latter´s atelier; from 1909 published the journal "Der Architekt"; 1909-1918 atelier with E. Hoppe and M. Kammerer; probably the intellectual head of this group of architects. When Kammerer left he continued with Hoppe until 1938; in exile during the Nazi era; after 1945 had his own atelier in Vienna.
Works: with E. Hoppe and M. Kammerer: Geschäft Bakalovits´ Söhne, Vienna, 1st district, 1910/11; "Westermannhäuser", Vienna, 1st district, 1912-1914; Centralbank der deutschen Sparkassen, Vienna, 1st district, 1912-1916; premises of the Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte, Klagenfurt, 1924; Sandleitenhof (with E. Hoppe, F. Matuschek, T. Theiss, H. Jaksch, F. Krauß and J. Tölk), Vienna, 16th district, 1924-1928; Zürcher Hof, Vienna, 10th district, 1928-1930. - Alone: Villa Vojcsik, Vienna 14th district, 1900-1901; Eiselberghof, Vienna 5th district, 1948-1950.
Literature: O. A. Graf, Die vergessene Wagnerschule, 1969; M. Pozzetto, Die Schule O. Wagners 1894-1912, 1980; I. B. Whyte, E. Hoppe, M. Kammerer, O. S., 3 Architekten aus der Meisterschule O. Wagners, 1989.