'Hangar 7' by Volkmar Burgstaller
By kjfitz @ 2010-12-08 09:17:16
Hangar-7 is a hangar is Salzburg, Austria owned by Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz. It houses a restaurant, two bars, a lounge and aircraft, and is open to the public. It includes the Michelin starred restaurant Ikarus.
Designed by architect Volkmar Burgstaller in the late 1990s, the incredible piece of architecture that is Hangar-7 in Salzburg was built in order to provide a safe haven for the many rare and valuable aircraft owned by the Flying Bulls , an association of enthusiasts, pilots and mechanics whose growing collection of airplanes could no longer be housed in the adjacent airport. The result is the beautiful building seen above which is now used as both a hangar when the aircraft aren't being paraded at events, and a museum space for the general public should they wish to visit.