Magderburger GrÃ¼ne Zitadelle
The last Hundertwasser building design will be realized
The last Hundertwasserhaus design will be build in the center of Magdeburg (Germany) and is called “Die grÃ¼ne Zitadelle” (The green Citadel) . The buildingprocess of “Die grÃ¼ne Zitadelle” has started in December 2003.
Friedensreich Hundertwasser had worked at the design of this building untill his dead in February 2000.
During months the start of the buildingprocess had moved forward and there were problems about the financing of the piece of land, the commercial rights and the negotiation about the price.But the sales contract for the piece of land in favor of “Die GrÃ¼ne Zitadelle” was signed and by that the last obstacles had removed.”Die GrÃ¼ne Zitadelle” will going to cost 27,1 million euro.
Hotel, houses, offices, gallery and kindergarten
The Hundertwasserhaus “Die GrÃ¼ne Zitadelle” will be build beside the “Magdeburger Dom”.
The building will be ready at the end of 2005.
The total surface area will be 11.285 square meters.
There will be realized 55 houses (appartments), 18 offices and 18 shops.
In the basement will be realized a gallery or an exhibition centre.
There also will be realized a hotel with 42 beds and a kindergarten of “der Evangelischen Stadtsmission”.
Hundertwasser told that this haus “die GrÃ¼ne Zitadelle” was his most beautiful and his best design in harmony with the “Magdeburger Dom”.
last time actualized: December, 15th 2003 – 13h58
Translated from German in English: Rogier van den Berg (March, 29th 2004).
Grundsteinlegung fÃ¼r das Hundertwasserhaus in Magdeburg
Der Grundstein trÃ¤gt eine Plakette mit Jahreszahl. NatÃ¼rlich wurden die Ã¼blichen Beigaben mit verbuddelt, darunter eine Zeitung vom Tage.