The well-being of residents, communal facilities and the affordability of housing have been the hallmarks of Vienna's social housing programmes for almost a century. Urban explorer Duncan JD Smith leads us to the 'Ringstrasse des Proletariats': Vienna's Karl Marx-Hof. Featured in the book "Only in Vienna" available here: http://www.onlyinguides.com/books.php?bookid=1
First Porsche was an electric car
Ferdinand Porsche’s 1898 Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, Phaeton model will be on display at the Porsche Museum after spending more than a century sitting in a warehouse.
Vienna's Karl Marx Hof: architecture as politics and ideology - a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 24
Vienna’s Karl Marx Hof is an example of architecture that is both a political instrument, and an ideological symbol.
The 'Only in Vienna' travel guide will take you to strange and secret places off the beaten path. To those magical places that are home to the soul of Vienna. Discover Vienna from a completely new perspective.
A unique and enlightening social experiment where outsiders meet Viennese and continue the city's tradition of coffeehouse conversations. It's like finding someone interesting sitting next to you on a train!
The Karl-Marx-Hof. A museum in the laundry room!
Viennese vaults: extravagance knows no bounds in this palace of
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All change at Westbahnhof
Big changes are afoot at the Westbahnhof in Vienna, a station which these past months has seen crowds of refugees from Syria and elsewhere. Vienna-based writer Duncan JD Smith takes a look at how the station has changed over the years.
Going to the dogs
A sausage-lover's guide to the humble hot dog - from Sheffield in the north of England to Vienna, Austria. As featured in ONLY IN VIENNA available here: http://www.onlyinguides.com/books.php?bookid=1
Uncover the hidden corners of the Danube metropolis. The bestselling guidebook popular with visitors and locals alike!
New York's Idlewild Books includes "Only in Vienna" in their list of best guides to the Austrian capital. They write that it contains "good secret corners and hidden treasures" and is part of "a great series".
The city guides for independent cultural travellers and locals keen to learn more about where they live.
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Duncan J. Smith is an Urban Explorer and travel writer. He is the sole author of the 'Only In' Guides, revealing European cities from hidden perspectives.