Friday, July 25, 2014

Modern architecture under the sky






This modern UFO-like structure is located on the Timmelsjoch / Passo del Rombo. (2,509 m asl)
Inside you can see a photo exhibition about the construction of the interesting mountain road which connects the Ötztal Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol to the Passeier Valley in the Italian province of South Tyrol.

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14 comments:

Halcyon said...

What a fantastic installation!

Stuart said...

Looks like an architectural student's assignment in cantilevering. I like it. I'd love to see it in the snow.

Gaëlle said...

Wow, that's a really cool structure! I love this kind of architecture.

Revrunner said...

It actually reminds me of a ventilation shaft on a modern school near me.

Kalpanaa Misra said...

Brilliant! Any idea of who the artist is?

Karl Demetz said...

Yes, the artist is the architect Werner Tscholl.

Sharon Anck said...

Wow, that would stop me in my tracks. What an unusual and sleek building. I like your UFO reference because it dose look like it just landed there.

VP said...

Not exactly beautiful, but certainly surprising and daring!

William Kendall said...

That is a very strange concept!

Kalpanaa Misra said...

Thank you for that information :)

Gemma Wiseman said...

A bold piece of art that seems to be rather adept at handling a balancing act.

Jack said...

This is terrifying, Karl. I can't imagine entering that structure. It looks ready to topple!

Lowell said...

I agree with Mr. Kendall. Very strange. I'd like to visit and have a look inside but it doesn't look too stable (although I'm sure it is.) Wonder what was going through the architect's head?

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I appreciate the amazingness :) of this work Karl, it does look incredible sitting way up there, but like Jack there is no way I would be able to enter!

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