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Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 953; doi:10.3390/proceedings1090953

Architecture, Colour and Images. Ideas and Designs by Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Disegno e Restauro dell’Architettura, Dipartimento di Storia, “Sapienza” Università di Roma 185, Italy
Presented at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference IMMAGINI? Image and Imagination between Representation, Communication, Education and Psychology, Brixen, Italy, 27–28 November 2017.
Published: 16 November 2017
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Abstract

Colour, imagination, inspiration, amazement. These four words very fittingly describe the work of the Viennese artist/architect Friedrich Stowasser, better known as Hundertwasser (meaning hundred water), a master of organic thinking who between 1928 and 2000 worked and lived in Vienna, Venice and New Zealand. He uses eye-catching images to convey his ideas, forcefully expressive chromatic forms and patterns that betray a strong link with a re-interpreted geometric structure. This contribution, inspired by Hundertwasser’s works, intends to study the unique relationship between creativity, imagination and architecture based on sociological, cultural and psychological principles.
Keywords: architecture; colour; images; design; Hundertwasser architecture; colour; images; design; Hundertwasser
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Chiavoni, E. Architecture, Colour and Images. Ideas and Designs by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Proceedings 2017, 1, 953.

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