Ingerid Helsing Almaas
Unorthodox Austrians INGERID HELSING ALMAAS Dialogues in Time - New Graz Architecture by Peter Blundell Jones. Haus der Architektur, Graz, 1998. 367 pp. £50. (Distributor Art Data 0181 747 1061)
8-Apr-1999The phenomenon identified as the Grazer Schule, the Graz school, has over the last decade and a half become a significant feature of the architectural scene. Intriguing and photogenic, the projects of Austrian practitioners like Gunther Domenig or Szyszkowitz + Kowalski have travelled the world of the architectural media, establishing an image of startling constructions and unorthodox use of materials - organic, irregular buildings far removed from Modernist dogma.