Gallery: Austria’s Blob-Shaped Kunsthaus Graz Art Museum Generates its ...

 
The Austrian city of Graz has its own ultra-modern art museum. Designed by Sir Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, the brilliant Kunsthaus Graz is an architectural landmark in the city center, serving as a bridge between the historic and the modern. Known to locals as the “Friendly Alien,” the blob-shaped structure contains contemporary art, design, new media, film and photography. Although the building makes quite a statement, its environmental impact is very low, as the building's organic roof -- made from 1,288 semitransparent acrylic glass panels -- generates energy with built-in photovoltaic panels.

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  1. greenshine July 1, 2013 at 6:33 am

    It looks like a huge worm.

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