Unusual Building in Vienna, Austria
The total area of the Austria is “only” 83,870 square kilometers. However, the country that borders Germany and Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary in the east, Slovenia and Italy in the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west is a very special part in managing the art world.
In almost all the nine states of Austria, the taste of art is always prominent in various forms of building or decoration of the city. Various arts, from music, dance, sculpture, painting, etc., all have a special place.
See it; touch the art is almost always there in every corner of the city, wherever we are in Austria. In Vienna, moreover, there is always a taste of art, preserved and maintained in order to enrich the mind and conscience of the local community.
There a taste of high art is makes Austrian birth human beings in the world famous. Eminent composer Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg (one of the town in Austria) and died December 5, 1791 in Vienna, the capital of Austria.
When 31-year-old Mozart, born Franz Xaver Gruber, composer Stille Nacht (Silent Night) is always reverberate around the world every Christmas warning. Also, anyone is not familiar with Franz Schubert (January 31 1797-19 November 1828) who created the song “Ave Maria” and sung by various groups of singers from around the world?
Austria is also the birth of Johann Strauss, champion figure in creating waltz music. On the other hand, the home country of Austria is also a controversial figure, Adolf Hitler’s.
Austria does have a long history. Year 1300, Austria became a large empire under the Habsburg dynasty. And Crown Prince, Franz Ferdinand, who enjoys traveling the world, till to the Indonesia, reputedly bought “keris” owned by Prince Diponegoro. Keris is still stored in the Museum für Völkerkunde (Ethnology Museum) in Vienna. Looking at history, reputedly the city of Vienna has been inhabited since the beginning Paleolithic. The name comes from the city of Vienna Vedunia that since 2000 BC has been inhabited by tribes Kelten.
In fact, the fifteenth century BC, the area around the River Danube Roman conquest under the Emperor August. And in the first century AD, the area was used as military bases Vindobona. Vienna city thrive in the reign of Emperor Marcus Aurelius and the emperor Probus. Relics of the Roman Empire can still be enjoyed up to now in the Innere Stadt.
Now, the city center itself is in the circle Vienna Ringstrasse. While the capital city of Vienna is located in the eastern region of Austria, or in the central area of Niederösterreich.
As a country and city of the arts, especially music, often dubbed the city of Vienna made the city the music, more specifically called Walzer Stadt (City Walza). So many world-renowned composers began his career in Vienna, whether active in the Staatsoper, Volkstheater, Musikverein, Philharmoniker, or become a member of the choir of children who were famous, Wiener Sängerknaben.
In addition, Vienna is also known as a theater town. It is so many large and small theaters that grow and live abundantly in Vienna.
The photos are four gas meters that are in Vienna, Austria, built in 1896. It has been renovated and is now used as spaces for modern living. They have large terraces, roof gardens inside and translucent.