New Schoolbuilding / Atelier Heiss Architekten

© Peter Burgstaller

Architects: Atelier Heiss Architekten
Location: Hirschstetten,
Project leader: DI Georg Pamperl
Structural Engineering: Brand & Partner
Proyect Area: 20.000 sqm
Proyect Year: 2010
Photographs: Peter Burgstaller

Students of Aspernstrasse are greeted by lentiform shapes twining around the glas front of the building. The new school in Hirschstetten was designed as a structure with two horizontal accentuated emphasis wings with classrooms.

site plan landscaping
© Peter Burgstaller

The glass south-facing atrium with the library in a distinctive loft conversion gives an architectural identity in an area with few other architectural landmarks. The »Contistreifen« serves as a backbone between the public front courtyard and the private area of the inner courtyard.

© Peter Burgstaller

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Cite: "New Schoolbuilding / Atelier Heiss Architekten" 26 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 May 2015. <>