Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten

Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten

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    Photographs :Bruno Klomfar

Text description provided by the architects. The extension to the Kuchl campus was completed as a modern timber construction in September 2009, being the first university building to conform to passive house standard. The building occupants were to engage in their activities at a university location that puts the academic focus of “Timber, design and sustainability” into practice. The school′s own building was to serve as a “best practice example” in Kuchl and benefit from the positive experiences of 400 students as spokes people.

Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten - Windows
© Bruno Klomfar

The campus, surrounded by farmland, is located approximately one kilometer northeast of Kuchl′s center. The campus area borders the Holztech nikum Kuchl to the north and a student dormitory to the south. The existing building was completed in 1995 as a solid construction with two wings. The central access corridor adjoins the service bridge that connects to the new lateral building as a glass insertion into the building. The art room, accommodating 200 people, is illuminated from both sides and is accessed on the ground floor.

Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten - Windows
© Bruno Klomfar

On the top floors a wide corridor finished with floor-to-ceiling glass provides access to seminar rooms and the library. The three above-ground floors of the passive house building appear to float above the site. They are housed in a supporting structure that provides shading for the seminar rooms to the south via untreated silver fir slats affording a view of the surrounding mountains to the east and west.

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The building is made of timber on the in- and outside. Wherever supporting timber elements were necessary they are clad with oiled birch-layered plywood, while non-supportive dividing walls are finished as drywall post-and-beam construction. The escape staircase is – except for the basement – the only component of the new three-story building that was not built of timber.

Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten - Facade, Windows
© Bruno Klomfar

The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences has successfully implemented a functioning and authentic building concept for a multi-story timber construction built according to passive house standard that uses less than 15 kWh/m² of heating and cooling energy per year.

Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten - Windows
© Bruno Klomfar

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Cite: "Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten" 02 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/217936/fachhoch-schule-salzburg-dietrich-untertrifaller-architekten> ISSN 0719-8884

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