Haettu kohde: Haus Wittgenstein

    Kohde : Haus Wittgenstein

    Kohteen kielivariantti : Haus Wittgenstein

    Arkkitehti : Engelmann, Paul & Wittgenstein, Ludvig

    Valm.vuosi : 1929

    Paikkakunta : Wien

    Maa : Austria

    Rakennustyyli : Moderni arkkitehtuuri (tarkentamaton)

    Kohde kartalla (vihreä nuoli)

    Kuvaus :

    In 1925, Wittgenstein’s sister Margaret Stonborough–Wittgenstein commissioned architect Paul Engelmann to design and build a large town house.

    Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein showed a great interest in the project and in Engelmann’s plans, and spent at least two years designing various aspects of the house, including the doors, door knobs, windows, and radiators. Describing the work, Ludwig’s eldest sister, Hermine, wrote: “Even though I admired the house very much, I always knew that I neither wanted to, nor could, live in it myself. It seemed indeed to be much more a dwelling for the gods than for a small mortal like me.”

    In 1970 the house was under threat of demolition. It was saved after a campaign in 1971, and since 1975 has housed the Bulgarian Cultural Institute.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haus_Wittgenstein (June 22, 2011).

    Ed. Heikki Nikkinen

    Kuvat 1-2 yht. 2
    Haus Wittgenstein
    Haus Wittgenstein
    Kuva © Arto Kuorikoski

    Haus Wittgenstein
    Haus Wittgenstein
    Kuva © Arto Kuorikoski