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Collage - The Great Vienna Auto-Expander

The Great Vienna Auto-Expander

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (city) (made)

  • Date:

    1969 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zünd-Up (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TECHS

This collage is a student design project for a parking garage situated in Karlsplatz, Vienna. It is the key surviving work by a short-lived but influential architectural group who formed part of the experimental scene in Austria in the late 1960s. The design offers a commentary on the consumer culture and car fetishism of the period.

Physical description

The work depicts the entrance to a garage which is imagined as a gigantic pinball machine, designed to 'flip' the cars around as if they were pinballs.

Place of Origin

Vienna (city) (made)


1969 (made)


Zünd-Up (artist)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 765 mm, Width: 715 mm

Descriptive line

'The Great Vienna Auto Expander', architectural collage by the Zund-Up group, 1969


Designs; Architecture; Urbanism


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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