coop Himmelb(l)au is Viennese architect and design firm that is known worldwide for it’s experimental, ‘decontructivst’ style. The company was founded in 1968 by Wolf D. prix, Helmut Swiczinsky and Micheal Holzer and now the company employs up to 150 people and has offices in London, Vienna, Los Angeles and Australia.
Apartment building Gasometer B – Coop Himmelb(l)au – 2001
Gasometer B is the only of the four Gasometers to be redesigned with a new external structure. The glass viewing platform connects with the old Gasometer which provides a contrast between two different architectural styles and well as preserving an old building for future use.