• The Bizarre Brutalist Church that Is More Art than Architecture

    11 days ago - By Arch Daily

    © Denis Esakov
    Located on a hill in Mauer, on the outskirts of Vienna , the Wotruba Church was the culmination of sculptor Fritz Wotruba 's life (the project's architect, Fritz G. Mayr, is often forgotten). Constructed in the mid-1970s, Mayr completed the project one year after Wotruba's death, enlarging the artist's clay model to create a functional walk-in concrete sculpture. As can be seen in these images by Denis Esakov , the result is a chaotic brutalist ensemble that toys with the boundaries between art and architecture.
    © Denis Esakov
    Born in 1907, Wotruba was the youngest of eight...
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