The ensemble of 4 Gasometers originally contained the tanks for the gas supply of Vienna. Four architects worked on designs for the "Gasometer" shells.
Jean Nouvel designed Gasometer A; Coop Himmelblau designed B, Manfred Wehdorn designed C and Wilhelm Holzbauer designed D.
Keywords: Austria, Wien, retrofit, gas tank, residential structures, housing. Submitted by Coop Himmelblau for the 2005 Spring Knowlton School of Architecture Lecture Series.