TITLE

Otto Wagner and the Steinhof Psychiatric Hospital: Architecture as Misunderstanding

AUTHOR(S)
Topp, Leslie
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2005, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the process through which the Lower Austrian Provincial Institutions for the Care and Cure of the Mentally and Nervously Ill or the Steinhof Psychiatric Hospital, was initiated, planned, designed, built and represented to the public. Interaction between asylum psychiatry and modern architecture in the Steinhof complex; Features of asylum reform in Austria; Design for the complex by architect Otto Wagner.
ACCESSION #
16386681

 

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