Hundertwasser's Architecture Building for Nature and Humankind : For a More Human Architecture in Harmony with Nature Hardback
Edited by Angelika Muthesius
Part of the Jumbo S. series
Revolt against the straight line: The highly irregular architecture of a freethinking artist A house must be a living, organic entity that develops and constantly changes, stated Friedensreich Hundertwasser in one of his arguments for his nature- and human-oriented architecture.
Success vindicated his vision: roof afforestation, organic forms, colorful facades, uneven floors, irregularly positioned windows, gilded onion domes Hundertwasser s architecture is unmistakable.
From the beginning of his artistic career in the 50s, Hundertwasser was preoccupied with architecture in his painting.
Then began his engagement with manifestos, essays and demonstrations; later followed architectural models in which he illustrated, for example, his ideas on roof afforestation and an individual s right to his very own window.
As an architectural doctor he created unregimented irregularities and realized exemplary architectural projects.
This comprehensive directory of Hundertwasser s architectural works presents all his buildings and projects, whether realized or not, tracing them from the first sketches, through to models, and completion.
Dr. Andrea Christa Furst, a longtime employee of the Hundertwasser Archive, made a major contribution to this publication. "
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages, 462 illustrations
- Publisher: Taschen GmbH
- Publication Date: 03/01/1998
- Category: Exhibition catalogues & specific collections
- ISBN: 9783822885642