The first time I visited New York, my cousin took me to Grand Central Station to see the famous main concourse with its starry sky ceiling. But the most interesting experience in the station was playing passing messages under the arches. If you face the wall on one side and speak normally, your friend opposite … More 4D Experience
Every time I arrive in a new city, I always look for a highest point, so I can observe the city in peace. In 2004 I visited the industrial city of Graz for the first time, and I did the same thing. I walked up to the Schlossberg, the highest point in the old town. … More A spaceship lands in Graz?
An old city like Vienna is proud of its long history and ancient buildings. As I was once a student in the Technical University of Vienna, it was quite a challenge to find the correct places for courses because the university did not have its own campus. Instead of that it was spread around various … More Composer of a university- The master plan of the new WU Campus Vienna
Austrians love their mountains the most. The Alps characterise almost the whole of Austria. That is why the majority of Austrians love hiking so much. Every Wednesday people check the weather to see if the weather at the weekend is suitable for hiking. What kind of work would an architect create who is in love … More Domenig Steinhaus – 多枚尼的石頭屋
Otto Wagner was the famous architect of the Vienna Secession, and a representative for Art Nouveau (which is called Jugendstil in Vienna). He was both a city planner and a design educator. A huge number of his works changed Vienna city’s appearance. Wagner has left his mark everywhere, from the underground line number 4 to … More A church designed and built for patients with mental and psychological problems – Kirche am Steinhof (Church of St. Leopold at Steinhof) in Vienna
Best architects 16 – Sustainable architecture and experiments in a sustainable lifestyle Award-winning work of Einszueins architecture office in Vienna To many people in the West, feng shui seems to be a complicated set of rules for living in the East. But simplifying feng shui a bit, it is the way to make your living … More Best architects 16
The first time I ever heard a performance by Kodo was in February 2012, in Vienna. I hesitated at first because the ticket was very expensive, but the whole group came all the way to Vienna already — how could I miss this unique chance? So I managed to convince myself and got the ticket! … More KODO DRUMMERS