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Facade Plans

The artistic facade painting from Oliver von Feistmantl

There have been countless ideas abot how to deal with the old gray, unsightly exterior concrete. Above all, the risk of crumbling concrete pieces must be quickly eliminated.

The city of Vienna has only taken care of the terrace areas which could cause immediate danger - we have to find solutions for the vertical walls.

There have been many ideas of remodeling, packaging (Christo) painting and design. We have been working on proposals for façade design together with Mr. Feistmantl with replacable printed plates for years.
This would provide security for the park visitors and guests of our house, without any needs of public funds.
As background of the temporary artistic intervention there would be used a picture of rising air of a diver. Only two sides of the tower are to be designed in this colorful and modern way.

The fact that our zoo is placed in a former Flakturm, we take into account the well-visited permanent exhibition "Remember inside" in our Flakturmuseum.

The monument protection for "our" tower was canceled already in 2003. Probably because there are 5 more "gray giants" in Vienna - most of them empty.

Bild1_4575.jpgBöck E. Stadthotel 1951
Bild2_4576.jpgBayer & Neuper Appartement Wohnungen 1953
Bild3_4577.jpgArbeitsgruppe Kurrent & Spalt Hochhaus 1958 – 1964
Bild4_4578.jpgHollein Bürowürfel 1960
Bild5_4579.jpgHelmut Kunze, Peter Schmid, Studentenheim 1966 - 1968
Bild5_4580.jpgHelmut Kunze, Peter Schmid, Studentenheim 1966 - 1968
Bild5_4581.jpgHelmut Kunze, Peter Schmid, Studentenheim 1966 - 1968
Bild6_4582.jpgChristo Verpackung 1976
Bild7_4583.jpgRoland Rädler Ideen zur Bemalung 1980
Bild8_4584.jpgDietlind Erschen Erweiterung Kaffeehaus 1986
Bild9_4585.jpgDietlind Erschen Erweiterung Kaffeehaus 1986
Bild9_4586.jpgDietlind Erschen Erweiterung Kaffeehaus 1986
Bild10_4587.jpgAgentur „Rastlos“ Marco Zanuso Kunst- und Kulturprojekt 1989
Bild12_4588.jpgManikas D.Cafe-Restaurant 1997
Bild13_4589.jpgW. Holzbauer Aufstockung Turm 1998
Bild16_4590.jpgW. Holzbauer Aufstockung Turm 1998
Bild15_4591.jpgW. Holzbauer Aufstockung Turm 1998
Bild17_4592.jpgCoop Himmelb(l)au Hotel am Flakturm 2007
Bild18_4593.jpgCoop Himmelb(l)au Hotel am Flakturm 2007
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