الاثنين، 14 مارس، 2011

Hypo Alpe-Adria Center, Klagenfurt, Austria, Morphosis, 2000


 
 
Hypo Alpe-Adria Center, Klagenfurt, Austria, Morphosis, 2000
 
Hypo Alpe-Adria Center by Morphosis
Hypo Alpe-Adria Center, Klagenfurt, Austria, Morphosis, 2000
Mr. Jodidio observes that Morphosis attempted to blend the "typology of the city in one direction, and a typology of the country and landscape in the other direction." "They go on to affirm," he continued, "that 'its dynamic juxtaposition of volumes evokes shifting tectonic plates, yet it strives to establish nodes of stability within turbulence. Colliding and interpenetrating fragments are themselves incomplete, forming a network of referents that extends beyond the limits of the project. The forms are triangulated around an open pedestrian forum, and the entrance is marked by the invitational gesture of a large canopy. Within the central complex, departments are organized around a sky-lit courtyard that allows light to penetrate down to the Branch Bank on the ground floor. Perched upon leading pilotis, a three-story section on the south face seems to surge skyward....'"


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                  Dept. of Architecture
University of Mosul
                  Mosul - Iraq
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