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Coop Himmelb(l)au’s Falkestrasse rooftop “broke every rule”

Coop Himmelb(l)au's Falkestrasse rooftop "broke every rule"

Austrian studio Coop Himmelb(l)au’s rooftop extension on Falkestrasse in Vienna was one of the earliest completed deconstructionist buildings. Continuing our series reinvestigating the style, we look at the dramatic loft conversion. Created as an extension to law firm Schuppich, Sporn, Winischhofer’s office on Falkestrasse, the rooftop structure ignored many of the area’s planning regulations. “At this time in this area it […]