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Cloudtower Grafenegg Pavilion, Austria

Cloudtower in Krems-Land, Lower Austria design by the next ENTERprise

18 May 2009

Cloudtower – Open-air pavilion Grafenegg

Design : the next ENTERprise

Location: Krems-Land, Lower Austria

The stage seen from artificial hillock
Cloudtower Grafenegg Open-air pavilion Austria building
photo : Lukas Schaller

The stage seen from the lawn in front of the castle
Cloudtower Grafenegg open-air pavilion building
photo : Philipp Horak,

Grafenegg Pavilion

This project for an open-air concert pavilion explores affinities between elements of the landscape garden such as contraction and expansion, enclosure and opening, object and landscape and one of the basic rules of acoustics – ‘what you see is what you hear’.

Entrance to the auditorium
Cloudtower Grafenegg auditorium
photo : Lukas Schaller

The stage
Cloudtower Grafenegg stage
photo : Lukas Schaller

Cloudtower Grafenegg backstage
photo : Lukas Schaller

View from the south east
Cloudtower Austria
photo : Lukas Schaller

While stage and auditorium merge with the topography of the site, the stage roof is designed as an autonomous, sculptured object, suspended above the landscape on a level with the tree canopies and blending into the sky and trees.

Cloudtower – Open-air pavilion Grafenegg images / information from the next ENTERprise

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Location: Krems-Land, Lower Austria

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