R.M. Schindler, Design for a cemetery and crematorium with a chapel
designed to accommodate for 5 million people, presented as his thesis project at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna (under the direction of Otto Wagner), 1912-13. Courtesy of R.M. Schindler papers, Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara
The MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, founded in 1994, is a contemporary, experimental, multi-disciplinary center for art and architecture and is based today in three of the most important houses by the Austrian-American architect Rudolph M. Schindler. The core of the programming includes the internationally sought-after MAK Artists and Architects-in-Residence Program, an annual residency program for emerging international artists and architects.