voestalpine open space

voestalpine open space

2014, a new cultural and event space has being created high above the OÖ Kulturquartier in Linz: the "voestalpine open space". This cultural and spatial laboratory, the only one of its kind in the world, opens up new opportunities for exciting cultural projects in the future, and is also the highlight of the Höhenrausch.

The voestalpine open space project

voestalpine accompanies future developments with innovative products and technologies. 2014, the OÖ Kulturquartier initiated a groundbreaking project in the cultural sphere, one which will have an international impact. This new cultural and event space has been created high above Linz's OÖ Kulturquartier in Upper Austria. The voestalpine open space provides a stage for art installations and a setting for summer cinema under the stars. It's an artistic event space, one that continually changes - a multifunctional landmark and an architectural signal. voestalpine is not only the main project sponsor, voestalpine products also lend the open space its structure and form.

High-bay warehousing technology from voestalpine 25 meters above the ground

voestalpine Krems Finaltechnik GmbH erected the open steel structure of the voestalpine open space using systems normally applied in high-bay warehousing projects worldwide. The voestalpine open space structure is 42 meters long, 15 meters wide, and 9 meters high, "floating" 25 meters over the ground. The architectural design is the work of Riepl Riepl Architekten, developed in close cooperation with the OÖ Kulturquartier and voestalpine Krems Finaltechnik. Thanks to its unusual structure, the building itself is an exhibition piece, demonstrating steel's excellent properties as a building material.

“As a technology and capital goods Group, research and development is naturally of huge importance, and secures the long-term success of the business. Therefore we are all the more pleased to be able to support architectural and cultural experimentation through our partnership in the voestalpine open space. An investment that we also regard as part of our corporate social responsibility.” – Wolfgang Eder, Chairman of the Management Board of voestalpine AG

Opening of the voestalpine open space

The voestalpine open space can be experienced since June 2014 with the start of the “Höhenrausch” exhibition. Just one highlight amongst the many projects to follow. The voestalpine open space will be a central setting and experimental space for art and culture over the next five years.

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      Installation
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      Installation
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About voestalpine In its business segments, voestalpine is a globally leading technology and capital goods group with a unique combination of material and processing expertise. With its top-quality products and system solutions using steel and other metals, it is one of the leading partners to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and to the oil and gas industries worldwide.
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About voestalpine In its business segments, voestalpine is a globally leading technology and capital goods group with a unique combination of material and processing expertise. With its top-quality products and system solutions using steel and other metals, it is one of the leading partners to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and to the oil and gas industries worldwide.
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