Kunstspeicher Prantl in Pöttsching, Burgenland Die hohe Kunst der Fuge

Roth, Carsten
April 2009
Architektur Aktuell;Apr2009, Issue 349, p80
Academic Journal
The article discusses the architecture of an an art storage facility built in Pöttsching, Burgenland, Austria, and designed by architect Carsten Roth. The construction includes a massive baldachin or canopy made of concrete as a protection against weathering for sculptures housed outside the building. Interior spaces of the depot provide a constant temperature and protection from light for stored art works, particularly paintings. The site was commissioned by the sculptor Karl Prantl and his wife Uta, a painter.


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