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Vocational School Embelgasse / AllesWirdGut Architektur

  • 02:00 - 16 April, 2015
Vocational School Embelgasse / AllesWirdGut Architektur
Vocational School Embelgasse  / AllesWirdGut Architektur, © AllesWirdGut
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Embelgasse, Austria
  • Architects in Charge

    Martin Brandt, Johannes Windbichler
  • Collaborators

    Alexander Mayer, Christian Zotz, Johann Wittenberger, Isabel Espinoza Tratter, Ondrej Stehlik, Atsushi Kanekoer
  • Area

    5820.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

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Text description provided by the architects. Transparent administration: the architecture of the Vocational School of Administration by AllesWirdGut demonstrates closeness to citizens, openness, and transparence.

© AllesWirdGut
© AllesWirdGut

The only thing that encloses the new school building in Embelgasse in Vienna’s 5th district is in fact the block perimeter.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Large ground-floor glass surfaces afford an insight into everyday school life and open the green courtyard to the street space. The outward appearance of the new vocational school is characterized by transparence, openness, and through-views.

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© AllesWirdGut

On the upper floors, the school activities are showcased compartmentalized like in a type case as part of both the facade and the street space.

Typical Floor Plan
Typical Floor Plan

Thus the close interrelation of public administration and the public is given architectural expression that is enriching for both sides.

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© AllesWirdGut

Through a generous two-level foyer, students get to the classrooms which start from the second upper floor. The foyer brings light, air, and the verdure of the courtyard garden into the building.

Section 2
Section 2

Classrooms are kept transparent toward the circulation and communication areas which creates a continuum of learning, working and communication areas flowing into one another.

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© AllesWirdGut

In addition to the green courtyard, students can use a sunny courtyard terrace on the second floor. Open spaces are available to students at any time within a few steps.

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© AllesWirdGut

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Cite: "Vocational School Embelgasse / AllesWirdGut Architektur" 16 Apr 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/619738/vocational-school-embelgasse-alleswirdgut/> ISSN 0719-8884

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