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1+1+1+=1 The school, Innsbrück

Face lifting and harmony! The Kettenbrücke school in Innsbruck Austria built in 1938, in its 80 years, went through 7 construction additions and changes. Creating a hotchpotch of different styles and heights, the desire was to give the building a modern look as well as creating a more harmonious appearance. The application of a translucent Rodeca polycarbonate envelope which functions as a rainscreen as well as in some areas the façade, thus giving the exterior of the building a homogeneous and contemporary envelope. Creating a stimulating light filled environment for the youngsters to grow and learn. The contrast between the “static” raw concrete, traditional construction and a modern Rodeca translucent polycarbonate skin creates a contemporary and elegant centerpiece in the Kettenbrücke district of Innsbruck.

Credits

Architecture
Studio Lois

Year of completion
2019

Location
Innsbrück, Austria

Total area
1.000 m2

Photos
David Schreyer

Project Partners

Rodeca GmbH

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