Personal tools
log in | join | help
Sections

Vienna Upcycles Historic Coal Gasometers into Amazing Urban Communities

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 23, 2014 01:08 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by Lucy Wang last modified Apr 22, 2014


We love adaptive reuse here at Inhabitat, and can never get enough converted barns and upcycled water towers. But the adaptive reuse project that takes the cake, and is one of the most inspiring building rehabilitations we've ever seen is located in Vienna,




 

 

Gasometers, vienna, upcycling, urban design, communities, coal gasometer, vienna gasometers, mixed use, renovated housing, repurposed buildings,
Advertisement

We love adaptive reuse here at Inhabitat, and can never get enough converted barns and upcycled water towers. But the adaptive reuse project that takes the cake, and is one of the most inspiring building rehabilitations we’ve ever seen is located in Vienna, Austria. These incredible city-within-a-city Gasometers in Vienna were once gas storage tanks, and thanks to an incredible rehab by an all-star team of European architects, including Jean Nouvel and Coop Himmelblau, they now house over a thousand Viennese tenants in a mixed-use community rich with entertainment, office, and retail spaces. One of Vienna’s most iconic architectural landmarks, these historic Gasometers have also become an inspiring tale of innovative urban design. Click here to find out more about the story behind the amazing upcycled Gasometers.

READ MORE>


Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg
Post tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


 

 

 
 
 

Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.