Aleksander Serafin
Creative activity of Hans Hollein: symbol and architectural expression

    The article concerns the issue of the unique character of Hans Hollein (1934–2014) in the context of its expressiveness, the symbolic transmission and traditional support. Despite specific controversy, the author’s achievements make him the one, who helped to identify the Austrian and German architectural thought against the background of international universalism. Against the general modern trends the text also raises the question of architectural elite with which he identified a designer.

Key words: architecture parlante, Austria, expression, Hans Hollein, symbol

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