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Culture Centre

You are standing in front of a very unusual building. It is located on the south end of the town centre at a gateway between the settled area and the natural landscape.

On the lower level, made of concrete, is the Fire Station which faces the main street.  A row of windows that wrap around the building, separates the Fire Station from the upper level which houses the Culture Centre and the Women‘s museum and which was built entirely from Silver Fir.  This building has become an example in regards to using Silver Fir as a building material.

  • For general information please dial 1.
  • Dial 2 for a description of the building by the architect.
  • Dial 3 to hear an architecture commentary by Otto Kapfinger.
  • Dial 4 to hear an interview with the architect, Mr. Anton Nachbaur-Sturm.
  • To hear a talk with Helga Rädler, one of the custodians of the Women‘s Museum, please dial 5.
  • To get more information about the activities of the woman museum press 6

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General Info

The architects, Andreas Cukrowicz and Anton Nachbaur-Sturm planned and supervised the construction of the building. They won a contest put out by the town of Hittisau, as the awarding authority, for the planning of the building, and later were also awarded the architecture prize.

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The architect, Anton Nachbaur-Sturm describes the Hittisau Culture Centre as follows:

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Otto Kapfinger

In 2001 Otto Kapfiner wrote in an architecture commentary:

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Anton Nachbauer Sturm

Interview with the Architect of the Culture Center and Women's Museum Anton Nachbauer Sturm

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Helga Rädler

Interview mit Helga Rädler

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Women's Museum

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