31 Oct '14, 4pm

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Although he had no formal training in architecture, the visionary and dedicated artist Hundertwasser built this unique architectural masterpiece in collaboration with the architect Joseph Krawina, and to this day it has remained structurally sound with little retrofitting required—even more impressive when one considers how many trees there are growing on the roof, on terraces, and out of apartment windows! The Hundertwasserhaus features the original custom windows, natural stone and brick foundation, and beautiful mosaic details—a living, breathing example of the long lifespan proven by sustainable architecture . Hundertwasserhaus’ organic foundation includes protruding balconies, pergolas, and loggias; some publicly accessible, some designated to individual apartments, and others reserved for spontaneous revegetation. The uneven curvatures in its flooring are structured ...

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