The Westbahnhof train station for Vienna proposal by Shahira Hammad, one that would either modify or replace the existing Westbahnhof train station.
Images credit: Shahira Hammad
“I chose to keep the existing building, but to contaminate it with structures that would express a complexity that now is missing. My intervention was inspired both from Nature and Culture, and beyond its polemical characteristics it does intend to bring back what in science is called: Spontaneous Order.”
“This is not disorder in the common sense, although it could have this appearance.
It is, evidently, a reaction against excessive rationalism and rationalizations. Yes, it is excessive, but essentially it tries nothing else but to bring the complexities present in Nature into the urban fabric.
In a way my “project” is not really a “project,” since I let what I envisioned come into being “naturally,” almost by itself, expressing not only outer realities, but also inner ones.”
source Shahira Hammad