Montan Univerity Leoben

Gangoly & Kristiner Architects refurbished the 1970’s lecture hall building of the Montan Univerity Leoben in Austria. Project description: In addition to an energy refit, the upgrading of the whole building technology and adaption to suit the needs of the physically disadvantaged the building’s range of functions was extended. An elevated structure was placed in front of the existing building to both clear the urban situation and to enlarge the existing foyer. The foyer now ensures Read more […]
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NIK Office Building

Atelier Thomas Pucher & Bramberger designed this office building in Graz, Austria. Here is the project description: Nikolaiplatz as it stands today was a process of conversional development which took its shape over a period of time. While the architectural style (as well as the desired building density) changed, the site layout remained stably constant. Due to the growing density in the immediate surroundings of the area, the requirements of a building on that site had to be adjusted over Read more […]
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Wooden House With Inner Courtyard

DI Bernardo Bader designed this house with a valuable “indoor environment quality” achieved by the inner garden courtyard which is hidden from outside views. Project description: A congenial alternative to the classical single-family houses in vorarlberg with their typical one-piece cubatures and poorly screened private outdoor areas because in the majority of cases the gardens are just surrounded by some hedges. The parcel of land, just measuring 500 square meter, is located in a soon-to-be Read more […]
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Office Loft F27

schlosser+partner transformed a two-storey urban apartment in the north of Graz, Austria, into a multi-functional loft serving as home and office. Here is the project description: The concept “Black or White“ is the underlying idea of a radical new design for an urban apartment in the north of Graz. Modern architecture has transformed a two-storey apartment built in the 1990s into a multi-functional loft serving as home and office. Whereas the owners see the apartment as the perfect Read more […]
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Villa 3S

LOVE Architecture designed this simple yet complex house on the fringe of Graz Geidorf, Austria. One of the fundamental ideas was to incorporate the relatively large property into the living space. Therefore, the design blurred the boundaries between house and garden creating fluid transitions and an extended exterior living space. The relatively strict land-use plan, which stipulated a saddle roof with a designated inclination, presented a further challenge. The roof form begins by folding Read more […]
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House M

Caramel Architects designed this beautiful house sitting on a swimming pond in the city of Linz, Austria. Here is the project description: Sitting on the slope of pöstlingberg in Linz, the 12 x 12 meter cube takes full advantage of the lot by establishing itself as far into the north-eastern corner of the site as building codes permit. these two sides have a very hermetic appearance, thus preventing neighbors from looking in. By contrast, the house opens itself toward the south and west Read more […]
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Hotel Caldor

Shne & Partner projected the first Self Check In Hotel located in the city border of Vienna, near to the biggest Shopping Center of Austria. The structure of the Hotel Caldor emerges along the road. From the centre cross point the Hotel is buckling. The buckling gives the hotel a high profile from the main road. At the cross point you find the lobby, the main access, the check in machine, etc. The curtain wall is on hand the protection against weathering for the cross point. On the other Read more […]
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Sighartstein Kindergarten by kadawittfeldarchitektur

kadawittfeldarchitektur designed this kindergarten located in Sighartstein, Austria, that merge with the surrounding landscape. The design of the building is developed from two horizontal layers that surround a central hall and courtyard. The two L- and U-shaped levels result in an open, multilayer structure. They become the floor, ceiling, roof and gallery for the rooms of the kindergarten, and outside they form a terrace and playground ramp. The spatial structure creates new views and Read more […]
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V House by Katja Nagy

Located in Bad Fischau, Austria, the single house projected by Katja Nagy enjoys from an upper living area with lake views. The house is a homogeneous volume made from a single material for the facade and the roof, minimizing the house exterior. Inside de house, the upper level englobes the living area and the kitchen, while in the basement we find the bedrooms. The basement leads to the sunken garden that offers not only intimacy but also protection of the strong wind on the lakeside. Photos Read more […]
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