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ARCHITECTURE

Extension & refurbishment of a listed residential building, Athens (Metaxourgeio)

April 19, 2021|Architecture|

This architectural study is about the refurbishment and reuse of an existing listed residential building, with the addition of a contemporary extension. Aim of the project is the rehabilitation of an abandoned building and the construction of new residential spaces, while maintaining the character and spirit of the original design. Our intention is to create three autonomous apartments, one per floor, that will be able to serve the contemporary
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Hellinikon apartment building concept design, Athens

April 19, 2021|Architecture|

The aim of the project is to transform a former industrial building into a residential apartment building, with the aesthetic and functional features of current modern homes. The building in its current condition has an appearance of something between an industrial and office building that lacks the character and elegance that a residential edifice requires. The final result, that follows a contemporary style with references to features of the
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Gutmann Pelletspeicher – Transformation of a silo, Hall in Tirol

April 16, 2021|Architecture, Austria, BigSEE Architecture Award 2021 – Winner, Public and commercial architecture|

The task of the design was to transform a grain-silo, built in 1978, into a storing-centre for wood-pellets. The tall silo dominated the site, the place spread out the mood of an abandoned industrial complex. The client asked for a new „art-lounge“ on the silo´s top for business-use and events creating by this a „local landmark“ and firm-emblem. An extension to the silo was built for pellets-manipulation and a
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Durst Phototechnik S.p.A., Brixen

April 16, 2021|Architecture, BigSEE Architecture Award 2021 – Winner, Italy, Public and commercial architecture|

A new, modern headquarter should present the internationally operating enterprise Durst Phototechnik AG as a showpiece and enhance and strengthen Bressanone as a headquarter. Durst is a world-leading manufacturer of advanced digital production technologies. In the active business areas, Durst is the first choice and a preferred partner for the transformation and digitization of industrial production processes. Durst is a family company with an 80-year history, where the values are
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Roličky Houses, Bratislava

April 16, 2021|Architecture, BigSEE Architecture Award 2021 – Winner, Residential architecture, Slovakia|

Roličky Houses project is responding to its surroundings and its urban placement in the terrain is based on the environment and the shape of the plot. The intention of the project was to ensure a great deal of privacy for residents on one hand, and on the other hand to take advantage of the nice views of Bratislava. For this purpose, the project "opens up" towards the city and the
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Wohnbau In der Wiesen, Vienna

April 16, 2021|Architecture|

Built communityThe main goal of the new development project, which contains 5 building sites and more than 1.000 apartments, was to realize high quality, innovative, ecological and at the same time subsidized housing opportunities in "Liesing Mitte" (Vienna). One of the building sites was planned jointly by the architecture offices Sne Veselinovic Architektur (southern part) and Josef Weichenberger Architects + Partner (northern part), each one realizing one residential building connected
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Wohnbau Sagedergasse, Vienna

April 16, 2021|Architecture|

Dancing houses Secluded from the peripheral development area along the Altmannsdorfer Strasse and Sagedergasse, the five houses, different in size, respond to the nearby small-scale settlements. Resembling one another, they "dance” on the modulated terrain. Embedded in a differentiated landscape with partly old trees, the bent seven- to eight-story building takes up the axis of the main access to the settlement. This block together with the four five-story houses are
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Haus Pötzleinsdorf, Vienna

April 16, 2021|Architecture|

Love at second glance Only at second glance, the qualities of the house in Pötzleinsdorf, built in 1905/06 according to plans by master builder Paul Oberst, became apparent. The secessionist plaster decorations were still preserved and the street-facing facade could be restored faithfully to the original during renovations. In accordance with Josef Frank's motto "One can use everything that can be used", the interventions were integrated into the old structure
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Interkulturelles Wohnen Nordbahnhof, Vienna

April 16, 2021|Architecture|

Openness, transparency, diversity The main intention of "intercultural living" project was to strengthen the neighborly coexistence of residents coming from different backgrounds through facilitative structural and social organization concepts. "Openness, transparency and diversity" was the motto for this housing complex, where the created environment fosters community and neighborly contacts, as it also provides sufficient private places of retreat. Multi-variant apartment types and floor plans 37 different apartment types were
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Volksschule & Wohnheim Wagramer Straße, Vienna

April 16, 2021|Architecture|

On the boulevard of Donaustadt The elongated structure along the Wagramer Strasse forms a clear building site facing a six-lane road over the entire length. The dual use of the building as a school as well as dormitory is horizontally clearly differentiated. The classrooms and teaching spaces are organized by a differentiated (comb-) structure at the backyard. The classes on the first floor have direct access to the play
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Evangelisches Realgymnasium Donaustadt, Vienna

April 16, 2021|Architecture|

At the centre, a light-flooded assembly hall The white building structure of the educational facility, which cantilevers over the fully glazed ground floor area, forms a clear urban edge at the street-facing side. In an environment of residential buildings and company premises, the white cube stands out as a visually calming architecture. The centrepiece of the street-facing building part is the assembly hall. Lit from above and encompassing all
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Müllverbrennungsanlage Pfaffenau, Vienna

April 16, 2021|Architecture|

Formally framed operating units Industrial enterprises, wholesale markets and municipal utilities characterize the site of the waste incineration plant Pfaffenau next to the industrial “Harbour Freudenau”. The challenge was to find a formal setting for the individual operating units including the biogas plant, the delivery hall, the waste bunker and the company’s building, which meets high architectural standards and at the same time creates a pleasant working environment. A
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