Oerley, Robert, b. Vienna, Aug. 24, 1876, d. Vienna, Nov. 15, 1945, architect, craftsman, watercolourist and lithographer. From 1902 member of the "Hagenbund" artists´ association, 1907-1939 member of the Secession. His pre-World War One buildings are strictly Art Nouveau, and following the concept of the total work of art O. often designed the interior as well; between the two World Wars O. played an important part in the construction of large blocks of flats (George-Washington-Hof, Vienna´s 10th district, 1927-1930 with K. Krist).
Further Works#Sanatorium Auersperg, Vienna, 8th district, 1907/08; villa in Auhofstrasse, Vienna, 13th district, 1911-1913; Zeiss factory (now Philips), Vienna, 14th district, 1917.
Literature#Magistrat der Stadt Wien (ed.), Architektur in Wien, 1984; F. Borsi and E. Godoli, Wiener Bauten der Jahrhundertwende, 1985; F. Achleitner, Oesterreichs Architektur im 20. Jahrhundert, vol. III/1, 1990; Architekturzentur Wien (ed.), R. O., 1996.