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Haas House

Haas House

Today's Hollein House
The house was demolished in 1985 and replaced by today's Haas House, which opened on 19 September 1990. The building designed by the architect Hans Hollein sets a strong urban design accent, in particular through the mirrored bay window. Since the building is an extreme contrast to the opposite St. Stephen's Cathedral, it was at the time of construction for debate: It was in his time even more controversial than the previous building, and controversial voices called for a reconstructive measure inserted into the historicist Old Town ensemble.

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Photo taken @ Vienna on 7 February 2019 (© a7m2 / Flickr)

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