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President Building:  Kunsthaus Graz (Cook and Fournier) –  Graz, Austria

Kunsthaus Graz (Graz Art Museum) sets itself apart from other art galleries and museums in that it avoids the pure white clean walls traditional to this buildings function, instead opting for a playful, organic and unusual form and finish. The art museum designed by Peter Cook and Colin Fournier is a fantastic example of blobby architecture, and has been dubbed by its designers as the “friendly alien”.

BIX Lighting Facade

The second outer skin of the building is a translucent warm blue acrylic plastic. Set beneath the outer skin are 930 fluorescent ring shaped lights, each effectively a pixel, which combined create a dynamic media.

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Written by rcornelissen

August 24, 2011 at 5:31 pm

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