Archivo de la etiqueta: Austria

Solarcity Kindergarden / x architekten

Architects: x architekten
Location: Linz, Austria
Area: 1535.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Elisabeth Grebe, Max Nirnberger

Client: City of Linz/Linz municipal authorities, GWG (Non-Profit Housing Society)
Site Area: 6062 sqm

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The project’s main aim is to provide Sigue leyendo

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Deluxe Mountain Chalets / Viereck Architects

Architects: Viereck Architects
Location: Styria, Austria
Area: 316.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Viereck Architects

From the architect.… Set within the scenic mountain panorama of upper Styria, Austria, the “Deluxe Mountain Chalets” serve as an extension to the numerously Sigue leyendo

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Spotlight: Hans Hollein

Described by Richard Meier as an architect whose “groundbreaking ideas” have “had a major impact on the thinking of designers and architects,” Austrian artist, architect, designer, theoretician and Pritzker Prize laureate Hans Hollein has worked in all aspects of design, from architecture to furniture, jewelry, glasses, lamps — even door handles. Known in particular for his museum designs, from the Abteiberg Museum in Mönchengladbach to the Museum of Modern Art in Frankfurt to Vienna’s Haas House, Hollein’s work manifests a unique, fascinating take on 1950s Modernism.

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Share Your Ideas for a Livable City with the Walking Visionaries Awards

Walk21 Vienna has launched its Walking Visionaries Awards, a challenge that invites people from around the globe to explore the many ways walking can be implemented into our daily lives to support sustainable and livable cities. Submit a solution now through April 30, 2015 for a chance to participate in the Walk21 Conference in ViennaAustria in October 2015. 30 winners will receive a free ticket to the conference and given the chance to meet leading professionals and share their ideas with other visionaries through mediums such as lectures, round table discussions, and workshops. Additionally, the winners’ solutions will be published in the conference documentation. Selected by both public opinion and a jury vote, winning submissions will be announced in June 2015. For more information or to submit an idea, visit walk21vienna.com.

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Weritas – Regional Visitor and Wine Center / gerner°gerner plus

Architects: gerner°gerner plus
Location: Lower Austria, Austria
Design Team: Matthias Raiger, Peter Blasl, Laurenz Vogel, Oliver Gerner, Christian Münster
Area: 550.0 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Matthias Raiger

From the architect.… The new regional visitor and wine center in Kirchberg am Sigue leyendo

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AZPML and SHARE Selected to Design 115-Meter Viennese Office Tower

AZPML and SHARE architects have won a competition to the design a new prominent office tower in Vienna. The building, Schnirchgasse 11 “aims to strike a balance between a distinctive identity for the complex and an efficient operation, both in terms of… Sigue leyendo

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Vienna to Build World’s Tallest Wooden Skyscraper

Rüdiger Lainer and Partner plans to construct the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper next year in Vienna’s Seestadt Aspern area. 76 percent of the 84-meter tower is expected to be made from wood rather than concrete, saving approximately 2,800 tonnes of CO2 emissions… Sigue leyendo

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Forest Refuge / Bernd Riegger Architektur

Architects: Bernd Riegger Architektur
Location: Wolfurt, Austria
Year: 2011
Photographs: Adolf Bereuter

Collaborator: Statik Mader Flatz
Workmanship: möbelwerkstatt Gasser Manfred…

From the architect. The ‘Waldeulen’ [lit: forest owls] is an association promoting education in a forest and outdoor setting. The Sigue leyendo

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