IVB Operational Service Building Innsbruck / peterlorenzateliers

01:00 - 17 February, 2015
© Paolo Utimpergher
© Paolo Utimpergher

© Paolo Utimpergher © Paolo Utimpergher © Paolo Utimpergher © Paolo Utimpergher +30

Bus Stop Kressbad / Rintala Eggertsson Architects

01:00 - 12 February, 2015
© Yuri Palmin
© Yuri Palmin

© Yuri Palmin © Yuri Palmin © Yuri Palmin © Yuri Palmin +23

Haus Für Julia Und Björn / Innauer-Matt Architekten

01:00 - 11 February, 2015
© Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn
© Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn

© Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn © Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn © Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn © Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn +19

Competition Entry: Pichler & Traupmann Fuses Two Axis to Envision Vienna High-Rise

00:00 - 1 February, 2015
Exterior showing the "slit". Image © Isochrom Vienna
Exterior showing the "slit". Image © Isochrom Vienna

The latest competition entry, "Gate 2 Tower" from Pichler & Traupmann Architekten examines the relationship formed between a high-rise building and its local and global surroundings to create a cohesive design that bridges the problematic gap between these different scales. Employing unconventional methods, Gate 2 Tower features geometries that not only create unique interactions, but also inform each other. 

Exterior showing the curved diagonal axis. Image © Isochrom Vienna Interior of an office space. Image © Isochrom Vienna Exterior showing relation at the "global" scale. Image © Isochrom Vienna Exterior showing the curved diagonal axis. Image © Isochrom Vienna +9

Garden House Refugium Laboratorium Klausur / Hertl Architekten

01:00 - 30 January, 2015
© Walter Ebenhofer
© Walter Ebenhofer

Where in the past a small square marked the medieval gateway to the old town district of Ennsdorf, the garden house stands today. Arisen from an old farmhouse which was entirely ruinous it shapes the counterpart of the historical tollhouse. The traces of the past have slightly vanished, the wayside shrine, that once stood impressive in front of the tollhouse's gable wall, has been moved to the right. The hedges have become too close to the free area.

Viennese Guest Room / heri&salli

01:00 - 27 January, 2015
© Hans Schubert
© Hans Schubert

© Hans Schubert © Hans Schubert © Hans Schubert © Hans Schubert +22

Accelerate@CERN Offers Research Stay and Chance to Create Physics-Inspired Architecture

01:00 - 25 January, 2015
© Arts@CERN
© Arts@CERN

The practice of architecture has always been intertwined with the study of physics, both in structure and aesthetics. As the nuances of physics become better understood, architecture has the opportunity to grow and change, such as in Herzog and de Meuron’s particle physics-based designs. In the interest of nurturing the relationship between these two fields, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Department of Arts of the Federal Chancellery of Austria are teaming up to offer the Accelerate@CERN Austria award. Read on to learn more.

MVRDV to Construct Twisting “Hourglass-Shaped” Tower Near Vienna's Famous Gasometers

00:00 - 22 January, 2015
© MVRDV
© MVRDV

MVRDV has been announced as winner of a two-stage, BAI-backed competition for a new “spatially-flexible” tower with a twisting “hourglass figure” near Vienna’s world famous Gasometers. The 110-meter “Turm mit Taille” (Tower with Waist) was shaped to minimize the effect of the building’s shadow cast onto neighboring buildings and an adjacent metro station. 

© MVRDV © MVRDV Office. Image © MVRDV Housing. Image © MVRDV +10

House G / Bechter Zaffignani Architekten

01:00 - 12 January, 2015

Tiwag Power Station Control Center / Bechter Zaffignani Architekten

01:00 - 10 January, 2015
© Rasmus Norlander
© Rasmus Norlander

© Rasmus Norlander © Rasmus Norlander © Rasmus Norlander © Rasmus Norlander +20

Vorarlberg Museum / Cukrowicz Nachbaur Architekte

01:00 - 9 January, 2015
© Hanspeter Schiess
© Hanspeter Schiess

© Adolf Bereuter © Adolf Bereuter © Hanspeter Schiess © Adolf Bereuter +18

176-Pound Concrete Slab Falls From Year-Old Zaha Hadid Library

00:00 - 7 January, 2015
Library and Learning Centre University of Economics Vienna / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Roland Halbe
Library and Learning Centre University of Economics Vienna / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Roland Halbe

A 176-pound (80 kilograms) chunk of concrete cladding has fallen from year-old Library and Learning Centre at the University of Economics Vienna. This, unfortunately, isn’t the first time the Zaha Hadid-designed structure has malfunctioned; last year, an “assembly error” was deemed the reason why a large piece of fiberglass-reinforced concrete crashed down in front of the building’s entrance. 

Haus-Rucker-Co: Architectural Utopia Reloaded

01:00 - 30 December, 2014
Haus-Rucker-Co, Ballon für Zwei, Apollogasse, Wien, 1967. Image © Haus-Rucker-Co, Gerald Zugmann
Haus-Rucker-Co, Ballon für Zwei, Apollogasse, Wien, 1967. Image © Haus-Rucker-Co, Gerald Zugmann

When fears regarding environmental pollution and potential catastrophe were at a high in the 1970s, Haus-Rucker-Co set out to develop a “new concept of architecture.” Based in Vienna, the group was known for their interactive exhibitions and their development of utopian architectural ideas, which showed how people could affect their own environment. Now, their work between 1967 and 1977 is the theme of “Architectural Utopia Reloaded,” the latest exhibition on display at the Haus am Waldsee in Berlin.

Atelier Thomas Pucher's Urban Terraces to be Built in Vienna

01:00 - 29 December, 2014
© Lukas Gać
© Lukas Gać

Atelier Thomas Pucher has won first prize in an invited competition to realize a cluster of “Urban Terraces” in Vienna. Described as a product of the “modern patchwork city,” the project is designed to connect its residents to the surrounding districts and open space through the “countless sight lines” preserved by the circular nature of the mid-rise buildings. This is intended to achieve a sense of “urban porosity” within a stacked residential landscape. 

© Jam Jam © Lukas Gać © Lukas Gać Macro Neighborhoods - Our planning opens countless lines of sight between the adjacent districts as a way of bringing together the neighborhoods in a macro sense. The result is a porous urban intervention that acts as a moderator or host between the neighborhoods. Image Courtesy of Atelier Thomas Pucher +19

White Pine Bungalow / abendroth architekten

01:00 - 27 December, 2014
© Andreas Buchberger
© Andreas Buchberger

© Andreas Buchberger © Andreas Buchberger © Andreas Buchberger © Andreas Buchberger +25

Bundesgymnasium Gainfarn - Bad Vöslau / Franz Architekten

01:00 - 24 December, 2014
Courtesy of Franz Architekten
Courtesy of Franz Architekten

Courtesy of Franz Architekten Courtesy of Franz Architekten Courtesy of Franz Architekten Courtesy of Franz Architekten +27

Apartment H+M / destilat

01:00 - 22 December, 2014
© Monika Nguyen
© Monika Nguyen

© Monika Nguyen © Monika Nguyen © Monika Nguyen © Monika Nguyen +14

Steirereck / PPAG architects

00:00 - 17 December, 2014
© pierer.net
© pierer.net
  • Architects

  • Location

    Stadtpark, 1030 Vienna, Austria
  • Project Leader

    Manfred Karl Botz
  • Planning Team

    Roland Basista, Jakub Dvorak, Patrick Hammer, Annika Hillebrand, Philipp Müllner, Lucie Najvarova, Adrian Trifu, Felix Zankel
  • Area

    1950.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

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