On the Vienna Corso: Changing street use and street design around the Vienna State Opera House 1860-1949

Gruber, Carmen and Raminger, Kathrin and Shibayama, Takeru and Winder, Manuela (2018) On the Vienna Corso: Changing street use and street design around the Vienna State Opera House 1860-1949. Journal of Transport History , 39 (3). pp. 292-315. ISSN 17593999

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Technological changes have opened up new opportunities for historical research, which call for new methodologies to fully realise these opportunities. This paper presents the four-step interactive photo timeline analysis we developed to analyse large volumes of historical photographs from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective. We present the results of a case study (regarding both street design and street use in Vienna from 1860 to 1949) in which we utilised interactive photo timeline analysis. The geographical research scope was limited to the streets around the Vienna Opera: street use and street design were analysed from the perspective of the street as transportation space and as urban living space. The development of the interactive photo timeline analysis methodology and the case study analysis benefited greatly from the interdisciplinary nature of the research team.

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Additional Information: The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: The research was generously funded by the Club of Vienna, and the WU Wien University Library provided financial support through its Open Access Funding Program.
Keywords: Vienna, street use, street design, Vienna State Opera, photo analysis, Corresponding
Divisions: Departments > Sozioökonomie > Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte
Version of the Document: Published
Depositing User: Gertraud Novotny
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2018 07:31
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 20:21
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FIDES Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/research/results/87133/
URI: https://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/6540


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