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Wood Housing Seestadt Aspern / Berger+Parkkinen Architekten + Querkraft Architects

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  36600
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Geberit, Domoferm, Knauf, Siemens, Weitzer Parkett, +12

KAP – Kapellenhof Residential Complex / AllesWirdGut Architektur + feld72

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Site D23 Residential Complex / Clemens Kirsch Architektur

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  4500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Aparici

Living In Isolation

LIVING IN ISOLATION
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the world with unprecedented challenges and is impacting our daily lives
by restricting our personal movements radically. It almost goes without saying that this month has continued to
see extraordinary, rapid and previously unthinkable changes to public and private spaces. As the virus continues to
spread, countries around the globe have ordered citizens to retreat to their homes - and stay there. Social distancing
measures drastically scaled down our personal range of movement to our ‘own four walls’.
These drastic changes caught us, and our living environments, off guard. As we shelter in our own homes, the rooms
where

Studio Precht Imagines a Park for Physical Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

While public parks and gardens have closed down their doors around the world, in fear of the COVID-19 spread, Studio Precht has proposed a green space designed around the rules of physical distancing. Entitled “Parc de la Distance”, the project introduces an outdoor space that encourages social distancing and short-term solitude.

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Open Call: 2A City Architecture Movie Awards 2020

We celebrate movies demonstrating ancient, contemporary, and modern architecture, representing a blend of talent, idea, vision, as well as commitment. The 2A City – Architecture Movie Awards provide critics, theorists, and architectural philosophers with a new median for architectural expression as well as discussion.

Innovative, Car Free and Green: Images of the New IKEA Austria Store Revealed

IKEA Austria is establishing a car-free city center store, in the heart of Vienna. Addressing global issues, IKEA’s newest building will cater to the changes in customer and mobility behaviors.

Brewed - Cafe Design Challenge

Coffee plants grew wild in Ethiopia and were used by nomadic tribes for thousands of years, only until the 1400s when people figured out that they could roast its seeds. By the 1500s, the drink had spread to coffee houses across the Arab world. Coffee houses first appeared in Turkey, Syria, and Egypt as early as 1530. Since they became a hotspot for political discussions, they were banned repeatedly.

Subsequently, throughout the 1600s coffee houses began popping up across Europe and North America. The French and American Revolutions were said to have brewed in coffeehouses.

The coffee house acted as

Jadric Architektur + 1990uao Selected to Create the Seoul Photographic Art Museum

Vienna-based Studio Jadric Architektur and their Korean Partner 1990uao were chosen as the winners of the Seoul Photographic Art Museum international competition. The proposal will be part of the future cultural mile in Chang-dong.

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OMA Wins Competition to Create The New KaDeWe Department Store in Vienna

OMA's proposal won the competition for the new KaDeWe department store and hotel in Vienna’s Museumsquartier. Led by Ellen van Loon, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, and Laurence Bolhaar, the project will be OMA’s first venture in Vienna, upon its completion.

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Koller + Koller am Waagplatz Restaurant / BEHF Architects

Uncanny Values: Artificial Intelligence & You Exhibition / Some Place Studio

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  • Architects: Some Place Studio
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1114
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

Hotel das Triest, Porto Bar / BEHF Architects

© Rupert Steiner© Rupert Steiner© Rupert Steiner© Rupert Steiner+ 16

  • Architects: BEHF Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  242
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Artisan, Flos, KFF, Mater, Prandina

The World's Most Liveable Cities in 2019

For ten consecutive years, Vienna ranks first in the Mercer survey on cities with the best quality of life in the world. In this edition to the global ranking, eight Western European cities join the top ten, even when "trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate", as Mercer points out in its report.

Refurbishment Philips-Haus / Josef Weichenberger architects + Partner

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