The Freihof Castle - residence of the noble family Bachofen von Echt


The Freihof in Nussdorf and its surrounding park are currently being revitalised by Soravia. An exciting question for future residents of the property is who used to reside in these premises and how they were furnished. wesearch therefore looked at the noble family Bachofen von Echt, who had owned the Freihof since 1902 and ran the flourishing Nussdorf brewery until World War II. The search for traces in archives and among family members brought to light previously unknown visual material about the Freihof.

photo: Soravia (ZoomVP)

Research of Copyrights for the Karl Schwanzer Archive


Numerous national and international photographers and agencies documented the work of the Austrian architect Karl Schwanzer. wesearch was commissioned by the Karl Schwanzer Archive to research the photographic copyrights and to find legal successors. This has created the basis for further publications on the architectural legacy of Karl Schwanzer - interpreted through the lens of his contemporaries.
photo: Karl Schwanzer archive, around 1972