KunstHausWien, Vienna, Austria
 

KunstHausWien, Vienna, Austria

The entrance to the KunstHausWien. On top of the building flies the Koru Flag, an alternative flag for New Zealand designed by Hundertwasser. It includes the spiral, one of Hundertwasser's trademark shapes (if not the trademark shape):

The entrance to the KunstHausWien. On top of the building flies the Koru Flag[a], an alternative flag for New Zealand designed by Hundertwasser. It includes the spiral, one of Hundertwasser's trademark shapes (if not the trademark shape):

The spiral is where lifeless matter is transformed into life.

KunstHausWien

2006-12-02 14:28

KunstHausWien
Vienna, Austria

This water-spiral is found in the lobby. The water is pumped upwards along the spiral to fall from it's peak at the center. Similarly, the stairwell is built so that the spiralling stairs are centered above the water-spiral (although the stairs twist in the opposite direction going up).

This water-spiral is found in the lobby. The water is pumped upwards along the spiral to fall from it's peak at the center. Similarly, the stairwell is built so that the spiralling stairs are centered above the water-spiral (although the stairs twist in the opposite direction going up).

KunstHausWien

2006-12-02 14:29

KunstHausWien
Vienna, Austria

The stairwell.

The stairwell.

KunstHausWien

2006-12-02 14:54

KunstHausWien
Vienna, Austria

An example of the undulating floor that Hundertwasser considered to be "a melody to the feet".

An example of the undulating floor that Hundertwasser considered to be "a melody to the feet".

KunstHausWien

2006-12-02 14:55

KunstHausWien
Vienna, Austria

Stairwell.

Stairwell.

KunstHausWien

2006-12-02 14:57

KunstHausWien
Vienna, Austria

Outside, back of house.

Outside, back of house.

KunstHausWien

2006-12-02 15:01

KunstHausWien
Vienna, Austria

The cafeteria, with its Hundertwasser-like decoration.

The cafeteria, with its Hundertwasser-like decoration.

KunstHausWien

2006-12-02 15:13

KunstHausWien
Vienna, Austria