Text description provided by the architects. Situated next to a church in a small upper austrian village, the home for the elderly consits of 3 Volumes that are shiftet relatively to each other and are integrated into the existing landscape. The building fits well into the structure of the village, but also stands out due to its plain larch facade. The entrance is situated on the first floor, where all public functions, a cafe, a function hall, a chapel and the administration are located.
This first of the 3 parts is differnt from the other two, the volume is pushed out of the main building. The other two parts are 3 storeys high with the ground floor set back, to optically reduce the volume. The rooms are oriented to the east and the west side, the living areas to the southwest, with a nice view of the beautiful countryside. Next to the living areas are the nursing service areas located, which also function as a connecting element between the rooms of the nursing wards.