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Location: Graz, Austria

Architect: Vito Acconci


The Murinsel is an artificial floating platform in the middle of the Mur river in Graz, Austria. It was designed by the American artist Vito Acconci because of the fact that Graz became European Capital of Culture in 2003. The building is 50m long and 20m wide and it looks like giant shell. Inside the building there are amphitheatre, cafe and a playground.

Information is used from: www.tourist-guides.at


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