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Avant-guard architecture in medieval Wittenberg

Originally a prefab building constructed by the East German Communist government in 1975 as the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
KLE2013
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Centreville, Virginia
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If you like Hundertwasser, this is a great sight. bear in mind that this is a school, so it is not... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Ayca L
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Originally a prefab building constructed by the East German Communist government in 1975 as the High School for the town of Wittenberg, after the fall of the Berlin Wall art students and staff at the school contacted the Austrian avant-guard architect Frieenreich Hundertwasser and asked...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you like Hundertwasser, this is a great sight. bear in mind that this is a school, so it is not alway possible to tour the grounds.

Thank Ayca L
Reviewed 14 May 2017

To tour the school you must have special permission beforehand as this is a working full-time school. We went on a weekend and walked around the exterior with no trouble.

Thank Traveurcpl
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This school was built by Austrian architect/artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser and is well worth a visit (though you can usually only see it from the outside). It is 'creativity turned into a building' and you should take your time to walk around the whole building, watching...More

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Online I had found a picture of that high school in Wittenberg. I didn’t want to miss it! When I arrived there, after parking my car on the street, I was mesmerized by its beauty! If I hadn’t seen a picture of it, I would...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is a school. That is all it is. There is nothing of particular interest here, just an opportunity to look creepy in front of some high school kids.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 14 February 2014

This is apublic school building where trees come out from the windows and gilded onion domes balance above a rooftop garden. It was designed by eccentric Viennese artist, architect and eco-visionary Friedensreich Hundertwasser, and is one of his lesser known works. In Wittenberg, he transformed...More

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