Hundertwasser pursued various other building projects afterwards including an iconic incinerator. The hundertwasser house in vienna facade löwengasse.
Painter designer and eco pioneer.
Hundertwasser house. Dennys34 wrote a review jul 2020. The city of vienna owns the house and rents out apartments to individuals just like with any other public housing project. All reviews hundertwasser village apartment building social housing trees growing unique building souvenir shops worth a visit architect gaudi shapes nature tram facade playful tourists postcards project curve video gallery wien artwork.
Friedensreich hundertwasser started out as a painter. Anyone who lives in the hundertwasser house also has the right to decorate the. The hundertwasser house in vienna bears the unmistakable hand of the artist friedensreich hundertwasser whose birth name was friedrich stowasser.
This hidden gem of vienna is not located in the historical center of the city and is usually not part of tourist routes. The building was hundertwasser s first architectural work completed in 1985 at a cost of over 7 million. The hundertwasser house is one of vienna s most visited buildings and has become part of austria s cultural heritage.
The colorfully decorated exterior façade of hundertwasser house in vienna draws attention to itself almost magically. The house designed by friedensreich hundertwasser draws visitors from around the world. Friedensreich hundertwasser left his mark on 20th century art far beyond the borders of austria.
Giessen germany 3 686 contributions 374 helpful votes 1. An austrian born new zealand visual artist and architect friedrich stowasser better known by his pseudonym friedensreich regentag dunkelbunt hundertwasser provided one of the most important contributions in the art history of post war modernism. The hundertwasser house in vienna is one of austria s architectural highlights.
A house celebration a work of art in itself and the most unusual residential building in vienna this is the hundertwasser house. Since the early 1950s however he increasingly became focused on architecture writing and reading in public advocating natural forms of decay. The hundertwasser house was a big hit and hundertwasser was approached soon afterwards to design many other structures including another apartment complex in darmstadt germany.
But if you like me love unusual and quirky attractions i highly recommend visiting the hundertwasser house. The philosophy behind the hundertwasser house.