Crazy Astroturf Covered Concrete House In Austria (over 20 photos)

Astroturf Covered Concrete House

Architect Weichlbauer Ortis designed this wild cubistic home in Frohnleiten, Austria. Then he covered the concrete exterior in faux grass.

Astroturf Covered Concrete House




With staircases that lead to nowhere, jutting columns and window panes placed perpendicular to the windows, it is said that the home’s design was inspired by MC Escher’s famous illusion drawing (shown below):

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With concrete staircases that seemingly go nowhere, but actually serve as supports, the home is embellished with right angles and large framed windows.



Utilizing unusual elements indoors as well, the home uses a window frame as a staircase banister or railing.

From certain angles, the home is barely distinguishable from its lush surroundings:

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The contrast to its neighbor, a traditional Austrian looking home:

Architects: Weichlbauer Ortis
All photos © Peter Eder
Thanks to Stylepark for bringing this to my attention

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