Vienna - The Pearl of the Reich - Planning for Hitler


Mar 19-Aug 16, 2015
Az W - Architekturzentrum. Vienna, Austria

With the creation of Groß-Wien (Greater Vienna) the city became the second-largest in Hitler's Reich, second only to Berlin. Spatial guidelines were formulated and Vienna's geopolitical role in the Third Reich was defined. This was followed by a wide variety of plans, ranging from projects for monumental urban districts to individual buildings.

Vienna. The Pearl of the Reich - Planning for Hitler explore how architecture was instrumentalised for the Nazi regime's aggressive expansion policy, urban and land use planning became powerful tools for implementing national socialist population policy.