Art in Architecture by Barbara Musil and Astrid Hager
District Courthouse Salzburg | 2010
Reality Check – formal structures and social entanglements
›Reality check‹ uses the net-like crisscrossed lines of the cables anchored around the courthouse building and turns them into lines of information: as ›lines of reference‹, they offer access to the ways that the rooms behind the facade are being used, and enable these to be read in public space. This not only makes the building more visible, it also turns it into a model of itself.
Project leader: Elke Smodics-Kuscher
Building owner: Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft m.b.H.
Architecture firm: Halle 1