Scallops In Yo’ BODY!! – WIRed #128

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It’s time for Episode 128 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a stimulating retirement and nursing home, tiny scallop robots to repair our bodies, the worst loadouts possible in Team Fortress 2, and the rocky beginnings of Rocky Maivia! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Scallops In Yo’ BODY!! – WIRed #128”

The Cozy and Relaxing Peter Rosegger Nursing Home

Photo by Paul Ott

 

Resting on the grounds of the former Hummelkaserne barracks, now stands this new two-story nursing home, designed by Dietger Wissounig Architekten in Graz, Austria. The compact building is square-shaped, contains asymmetrical cut-outs that divide the home into a spatial concept of eight housing communities, with four communities on each floor.  Each community is grouped around a central location referred to as a “village square,” stretching from one end of the first floor through to the other end, while being partly covered by a roof terrace.  Public axis is open along the right angles, while the two gardens that cut into the home are reserved only for the residents, and more open spaces — including the four atria on the second floor and direct access to a public park planned by the City of Graz on the east side of the building — exist in and adjacent to the property. Continue reading “The Cozy and Relaxing Peter Rosegger Nursing Home”