Mansion Kuntabunt Innsbruck
„the mansion Kuntabunt “, (originally „mansion Steyrer “) or VKB was from the year 2003 to 3. October 2005 from young people Austria occupied mansion in Hötting completely, northwest-convenient quarters of Innsbruck. Lately the city government threatened with the evacuation of the house and the police made again and again always frequent house attendance. The inhabitants began a signature action for the mansion in June 2005 to their preservation as free space for socially disadvantaged, shelter lots, etc. The inhabitants of the mansion Kuntabunt do not call themselves as Punks, but strive only as free young people for free spaces. This they wanted to explain also to the neighbours itself again and again in the summer e.g. because of strong Fäkalgeruch or the garbage mountains in the garden weighted. In March/April the inhabitants in the city Flyer distributed 2005 to help in order to energize the people, them with the removal of the garbage - which already different people deposited decades before it in the beautiful mansion -. In vain, because on the planned day nobody came, although even for feed and drink was ensured. Recently (August 2005) the mansion became point of meeting of two concerts of the German Punkbands “shit all the same” and “golden the Girls”. In April one video evening in the mansion took place, at which the situation should be made clear to the people. To 6. September 2005 was held the mansion the last concert. At that time one did not suspect that well one month later the inhabitants on the road would stand.
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the old child psychiatry in Höttting (Oppolzerstrasse, near the botanischen garden) stands since 1870. Also in the Nazi period it was operated as such and was apparent one that Psychiatrien, in which euthanasia at children was accomplished at that time. After the war it was still another time long in the possession and enterprise of the city, 1969/70 moved the child psychiatry and general special school sunning route for short time into the mansion Steyrer, was then closed and sold. The last owner was a Ötztaler named Kapferer, which deceased some years ago and which mansion left to nine people. Recently two notaries and two prospective buyers came into the mansion and the inhabitants experienced that their domicile whole 2 million euro are worth. One spoke that the mansion in one month be vacated must. For at least 30 years no more worried about the mansion except the last Besetzern.
the inhabitants referred the water from public toilets and nourished themselves usually of leftovers of nearby restaurants. The Besetzer of a generator referred river.
evacuation at the 3. October 2005
the city Innsbruck planned for some months to vacate the mansion. MA III of the city Innsbruck read the inhabitants this letter come (pictures right down), in which from the view of the authorities the condition of the mansion was described. In the morning of the 3. October 2005 those became evacuation by 6 policemen, the building and fire police and the current owner Mr. Max Kapferer accomplished. Already on afternoon the department of landscape gardening of the city moved forward Innsbruck and began with the clearing up work in the garden of the mansion Steyrer. Mr. Kapferer plans to recondition now the mansion.
all the Besetzer stand for evacuation now on the road. In the city Innsbruck gives it according to many politicians to sufficient approach places for needy young people, but this truth does not correspond always to the reality. The inhabitants flat demonstrations and demonstrations for more free spaces and liberties for disadvantaged young people.