Vienna - is not only a beautiful city, but also very convenient. Try to understand what elements composed cozy urban environment, how and for whom it was built.


1. Vienna for centuries was surrounded by a fortified wall that defined the densely built-up urban areas. Narrow streets, closely standing houses with courtyards, small shopping area between them. This is clearly seen on the layout presented in the city museum.



2. At the beginning of the XX century fortifications were destroyed, but the grid of streets and building density remained unchanged. From the Middle Ages preserved cathedrals and palaces, and here at home increased to five or six floors.



3. If you look at the city from the tower of the cathedral Sv.Shtefana, we can see even jumble of roofs.



4. High-rise buildings are closer to the outskirts, and on the horizon, one can distinguish numerous wind farms.



5. overlooking the roof of the communications it can be seen as a richly equipped with some of the buildings.



6. A lot of houses have enclosed courtyards with balconies, galleries.



7. The poor on green building sometimes there are exotic trees do not fall for the winter leaves.



8. Inner City, the one that outside the ring, given to pedestrians. It is the intersection of the main pedestrian street - Graben and Kohlmarkt.



9. On the street Kärntnerstraße workers removed a Christmas illumination.



10. The pedestrian street is impossible without the benches. This bench is also the protection of the tree trunk.



11. And these seats - the whole art object.



12. Other streets in the center are not as wide. They are much more reminiscent of the era of the Middle Ages.



13. How in such a dense building remodel an old house? There are no questions, put the tap on props in the street, let them go underneath the car.



14. The center operates a speed limit of 30 km / h, it shall inform the intrusive markup.



15. Yes and where to accelerate, if at every step of pedestrian crossings. And if you will fall in front of a cab, you have to be dragged at a speed horse running step.



16. By the way, parking cab be felt from a distance thanks to the characteristic smell. Horses unceremoniously urinate right on the roadway.



17. This photo is very well illustrated by the urban environment unit in Vienna. One can see how carefully it is planned, and in whose interests. The prohibition of parking near intersections, competent layout, a lot of land crossings, plenty of public transport in all directions.



18. Ring - a wide street, encircling the center. Cars here by a minimum of space. But laid tram tracks, bicycle paths, wide sidewalks, trees and a place to stay. But - no fences.



19. Underground space in Vienna is very developed. For example, near the Opera House are three subway stations and a huge underground hall, in which the street leading elevators and escalators.



20. However, no one had not occurred to drive people into the earth for the sake of traffic. All the streets in all directions you can go to the ground.



21. Another example is when an empty space is given over to the parking lot, not built up shabby shops, and just made lawn with marsh grass.



22. A typical one-way street for the ring. There are two pavement, tram tracks, parking and only one lane for traffic.



23. Properly equipped and protected stop.



24. Pedestrian crossing it.



25. The majority of controlled crossings equipped for the blind. On this block arrow indicates the direction of movement, there is a transition diagram. When red signal it clicks softly, attracting the attention of pedestrians. And if you click the bottom button, it will start to pop loudly at the opening of a traffic light.



26. In general, the Austrians do not skimp on the installation of traffic signs and did not feel ashamed.



27. Here is a typical view of the urban periphery. It draws attention to the sculpture on the corner of the house, drainage pipe, a secure stone rim tree.



28. On the outskirts of Vienna are quite familiar nine-but their yards and porches are very different from home.



29. In these areas, high-speed pass bessvetofornoe highways that do not intersect with pedestrian paths.



30. One of the few explicit outrages, seen me in Vienna, this proved to be dragged along under the bridge container.



31. When the vein fills up with snow, it becomes very similar to Moscow thaw. The roads are covered with brown liquid porridge.



32. unpeeled stop.



33. The tram trodden, nataschili soles granite chips.
 



34. On the street came the gloomy people spreading buckets of salt.



35. Such was my shoes in the evening after a walk in Vienna.



36. Pedestrian street in the center if and clean, it was only at the edges, where the main flow of people walking.



37. In the evening in one of the most prestigious districts of Vienna on Freyung square, almost no people and machines, all covered with snow.



38. In many places, the asphalt pavement replaced. However, this does not prevent the Viennese ride a bike, even in winter.



39. The streets and sidewalks clean of snow and sprinkled with salt and gravel using tiny fuel-efficient tractors.



40. A couple of days after a snowfall inner city freed from the snow.



41. Oh, here a handful of missed.



42. Careful cleaning is different on different streets. For example, the pavement densely covered with granite chips, while here the snow has long melted.



43. The crowns are not waiting for Christmas trees finally osyplyutsya, and by January 7 in a hurry to get rid of them.



44. Firs here do not throw in the containers with a total waste, and bring in certain places, where they were then taken away to be recycled.



45. Finally - a few interesting details Vienna public space, it is important to create a comfortable urban environment. For example, a car park for dogs.



46 is packed with a tree and a sign on the lawn.



47. Ring cut down the tree, but to protect him grille left for the next tree to be planted in this place.



48. On every street you can find scales, weighing one costs 20 cents.



49. Branded Vienna urn is equipped with a compartment for cigarette butts.



50. In many cafés can be free to read the newspaper, stretched on a special holder. This is actively used by many retired people who come to the cafe for lunch.

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