Christopher Long: Central European Architecture (School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin)
Artstor is collaborating with the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin to distribute 215 images of Central European architecture in the Digital Library. The collection features sites in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland, including works designed by Josef Chochol, Karl Ehn, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Joseph Gočár, Josef Hoffmann, Pavel Janák, Emil Králíček, Adolf Loos, Joseph Maria Olbrich, and Otto Wagner, among others. The images have been digitized from slides housed in the School of Architecture's Visual Resources Collection and created by faculty member Christopher Long. Long is Professor for Architectural History at the School of Architecture. He specializes in the history of modern architecture, with an emphasis on Central Europe from 1800 to the present. His interests also include modern design in Central and Eastern Europe.
The School of Architecture's Visual Resources Collection is comprised of more than 240,000 35mm slides and over 60,000 digital images. The main purpose of the collection is to support the teaching needs of the School of Architecture's faculty members and students.