Gallery: Zechner & Zechner Unveil Cobra-like Solar Building for the Aus...

 
Architects Zechner & Zechner have won the Reisseck railway contest to construct an eco-friendly terminal high atop a mountain in Austria. Emerging out of the landscape, the structure resembles a hooded snake with a gorgeous observation deck at its mouth and its curving body as its base. The terminal will also be equipped with solar thermal collectors for self-sustaining energy production.

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  1. yrag01 May 23, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    In the aerial image near the end of the copy, the structure looks like a sperm with a wicked under-bite.

  2. Dauka May 12, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    It will be better to have those solar energy collectors to be incorporated in roof rather to be standing alone.

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