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Urban Reflections / HOLODECK architects

02:00 - 4 December, 2016
Urban Reflections  / HOLODECK architects, © Pasteiner
© Pasteiner

© Pasteiner        © Pasteiner        © Pasteiner        Urban Reflections  / HOLODECK architects +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    1010 Vienna, Austria
  • Architect in Charge

    Arch. Marlies Breuss, Arch. Michael Ogertschnig
  • Design Team

    Arch. Marlies Breuss, Arch. Michael Ogertschnig, Sven Klöcker, Jan Chladil, Stephan Goos, Sebastian Uhl, Stefan Förg, Alexej Kolyschkow
  • Area

    1400.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

House D / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten

03:00 - 30 November, 2016
House D / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten, © Bruno Klomfar
© Bruno Klomfar

© Bruno Klomfar          © Bruno Klomfar          © Bruno Klomfar          © Bruno Klomfar          +13

The Architectural Integrity of Josef Frank's Villa Beer May Be Irrevocably Lost

04:00 - 21 November, 2016
The Architectural Integrity of Josef Frank's Villa Beer May Be Irrevocably Lost, Villa Beer (1930) / Josof Frank. ImagePublic Domain
Villa Beer (1930) / Josof Frank. ImagePublic Domain

The Villa Beer (1929-1930) is considered to be one of Josef Frank's—the great Austro-Swedish architect—most important built projects. As reported by DisegnoDaily, the architectural integrity of the house—which was originally commissioned by the industrialist Julius Beer and built in the Viennese suburb of Hietzing—is now under threat despite being proposed for protection by the Austrian government as a historic site in 2007.

The Long(ish) Read: "Ornament and Crime" by Adolf Loos

04:00 - 2 November, 2016
The Long(ish) Read: "Ornament and Crime" by Adolf Loos, Villa Müller (1930), Czech Republic / Adolf Loos
Villa Müller (1930), Czech Republic / Adolf Loos

Welcome to the fourth installment of The Long(ish) Read: an AD feature which presents texts written by notable essayists that resonate with contemporary architecture, interior architecture, urbanism or landscape design. Ornament and Crime began as a lecture delivered by Adolf Loos in 1910 in response to a time (the late 19th and early 20th Centuries) and a place (Vienna), in which Art Nouveau was the status quo.

Loos used the essay as a vehicle to explain his distain of "ornament" in favour of "smooth and previous surfaces," partly because the former, to him, caused objects and buildings to become unfashionable sooner, and therefore obsolete. This—the effort wasted in designing and creating superfluous ornament, that is—he saw as nothing short of a "crime." The ideas embodied in this essay were forerunners to the Modern movement, including practices that would eventually be at core of the Bauhaus in Weimar.

Why the Austrian Government's Plan to Demolish Hitler's Birth House is Contentious

04:00 - 1 November, 2016
Why the Austrian Government's Plan to Demolish Hitler's Birth House is Contentious, US soldiers photographed defacing Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn (1945)
US soldiers photographed defacing Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn (1945)

Mankind has a strange relationship with the darker elements of its history. While some argue that we must consign our greatest mistakes to the past in order to move forward, others believe that ignoring, or refusing to acknowledge, our transgressions dishonors those who suffered – and leaves us vulnerable to repeating them. This ongoing debate has found its latest incarnation in western Austria, where the national government has announced its intention to demolish a seemingly unremarkable yellow house in the riverside town of Braunau am Inn – a house which, despite its unassuming façade, has gained infamy as the birthplace of Adolf Hitler.

Motorway Maintenance Centre Salzburg / marte.marte Architekten

02:00 - 26 October, 2016
Motorway Maintenance Centre Salzburg / marte.marte Architekten, © Marc Lins
© Marc Lins

© Marc Lins © Marc Lins © Marc Lins © Marc Lins +23

Narzissenbad Aussee Spa Resort / Schulz Architektur

01:00 - 15 October, 2016
Narzissenbad Aussee Spa Resort / Schulz Architektur, Courtesy of Schulz Architektur
Courtesy of Schulz Architektur

Courtesy of Schulz Architektur Courtesy of Schulz Architektur © C. Wökinger Photography Courtesy of Schulz Architektur +17

The Enchanted Shed / Sue Architekten

05:00 - 11 October, 2016
The Enchanted Shed / Sue Architekten , © Andreas Buchberger
© Andreas Buchberger

© Andreas Buchberger © Andreas Buchberger © Andreas Buchberger © Andreas Buchberger +16

House D / Caramel Architekten + Günther Litzlbauer

02:00 - 9 October, 2016
House D / Caramel Architekten  + Günther Litzlbauer, © Christian Sperr
© Christian Sperr

© Christian Sperr © Christian Sperr © Christian Sperr © Christian Sperr +15

Haus 33 / Zoran Bodrozic

03:00 - 30 September, 2016
Haus 33 / Zoran Bodrozic, © Robert Niederl
© Robert Niederl

© Robert Niederl © Robert Niederl © Robert Niederl © Robert Niederl +23

House T / Atelier Ulrike Tinnacher

05:00 - 26 September, 2016
House T / Atelier Ulrike Tinnacher, © Simon Oberhofer
© Simon Oberhofer

© Simon Oberhofer © Simon Oberhofer © Simon Oberhofer © Simon Oberhofer +46

Garden House / Bogenfeld Architektur

13:00 - 15 September, 2016
Garden House / Bogenfeld Architektur, © Violetta Wakolbinger
© Violetta Wakolbinger

© Violetta Wakolbinger © Violetta Wakolbinger © Violetta Wakolbinger © Violetta Wakolbinger +12

Pfarrhaus Krumbach / ARGE

03:00 - 7 September, 2016
Pfarrhaus Krumbach / ARGE, © Adolf Bereuter
© Adolf Bereuter

© Adolf Bereuter © Adolf Bereuter © Adolf Bereuter © Adolf Bereuter +14

Village House / Bernardo Bader

03:00 - 29 August, 2016
Village House  / Bernardo Bader , © Günter Richard Wett
© Günter Richard Wett

© Günter Richard Wett © Günter Richard Wett © Günter Richard Wett © Günter Richard Wett +16

Schaufelschlucht Bridge / Marte.Marte Architects

05:00 - 26 August, 2016
Schaufelschlucht Bridge / Marte.Marte Architects, Courtesy of Marte Marte Architects
Courtesy of Marte Marte Architects

Courtesy of Marte Marte Architects Courtesy of Marte Marte Architects Courtesy of Marte Marte Architects Courtesy of Marte Marte Architects +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ebnit, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
  • Architect in Charge

    Arch.DI Bernhard Marte, Arch.DI Stefan Marte
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Marte Marte Architects

House Bäumle / Bernardo Bader

03:00 - 26 August, 2016
House Bäumle / Bernardo Bader, © Adolf Bereuter
© Adolf Bereuter

© Adolf Bereuter © Adolf Bereuter © Adolf Bereuter © Adolf Bereuter +21

feld72 Wins Competition for Youth Housing in Vienna

06:00 - 24 August, 2016
feld72 Wins Competition for Youth Housing in Vienna, © RIVIERA | MORETTI
© RIVIERA | MORETTI

feld72 has won the competition for the design of the Neu Leopoldau, a Youth Living residential complex in Leopoldau, a post-industrial area on the outskirts of Vienna. Based on the idea of creating community, the project utilizes overlaying, staggered, and connected spaces and communication areas to facilitate the feeling of a village.

52 Cubic Wood / JOSEP + Atelier Haumer

02:00 - 19 August, 2016
52 Cubic Wood  / JOSEP + Atelier Haumer, © Bernhard Fiedler - JOSEP
© Bernhard Fiedler - JOSEP

© Bernhard Fiedler - JOSEP © Bernhard Fiedler - JOSEP © Bernhard Fiedler - JOSEP © Bernhard Fiedler - JOSEP +21