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Church of Virgin Mary Good Advice, Pohoří na Šumavě

September 7, 2022|BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, City and community, Czech Republic, Wood|

Once place of pilgrimage and a dominant checkpoint visible from afar. Today, hidden behind leaves of a maple alley, it humbly begs for restoration. It longs to be a celebration of the craft and a reflection of his home. Thus, the design of the construction is classic, made of solid elements that are not glued. The church has two ridges representing two nations united by a common faith. From the
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Tanne massiv – Neues Leben beim Binderbauer

September 7, 2022|Austria, BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, Wood, Wooden houses|

What makes this project one-of-a-kind?It is the ecological idea, which is practised down to the smallest detail. The project is built entirely of glue-free wood. Starting with the wooden floor panel, the wooden walls till the wooden roof. Credits Architecture kontur Client Familie Reisecker Year of completion 2020 Location upper Austria Total area 128+134 m2 Site area 9.503 m2 Photos getifo
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Courage to the gap, Innsbruck

September 7, 2022|Austria, BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, Wood, Wooden houses|

Building plots are scarce in the Tyrol and almost impossible to find in the center of Innsbruck. Four friends wanted to live together as neighbors and combine their strengths to realize a living opportunity. After 4 years of time consuming searching, they found a plot of land. Narrow , L-shaped and with limited access, situated in the middle of an urban block, the plot varies in depth between 10 and
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Seminar house Gut Pössnitzberg

September 7, 2022|Austria, BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, City and community, Wood|

As part of an overall remodeling concept of Hotel Gut Pössnitzberg, an old garage should be transformed to an autonomous event location. Since the required program did not fit in the existing building - first of all because the newly measured property lines cut part of the intended spaces on the back side – we decided to rebuild the house on the same site. To integrate this new volume in
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Pilisi Len Visitor Center of Duna-Ipoly National Park, Pilisszentiván

September 7, 2022|BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, City and community, Hungary, Wood|

Territories of the Danube - Ipoly National Park (DINP) encompassing mountains, river valleys and plains spread out also in the vicinity of Budapest. DINP opened a new visitor center in Pilisszentiván, near the center of the settlement.. The task was to provide a solution considering the natural fit into a residential village area and the function of a characteristic public facility. As a concept of extension, a new skin of
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Villa Sjöviken, Kemiö island

September 6, 2022|BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, Finland, Wood, Wooden houses|

Villa Sjöviken is a one - family house on the Kemiö island in Southern Finland. The steep site inspired to design a building on several levels adjusted to the fragile archipelago nature. The site is approached through the forest and the sea view is experienced only after entering the house. The heart of the house is the see - through fireplace, surrounded by an open kitchen, dining and living area.
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Ombra Kitchen

August 29, 2022|BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, Denmark, Furniture, Wood|

The inspiration for Ombra comes from the lush Danish nature, defined by natural materials and a calming atmosphere. The kitchen utilized wood from certified sustainable forestry, which is green from the inside to the out side and combines well with the smooth, matte green fronts made from recycled plastic bottles. The uniqueness of Danish design shines through in Ombra's intelligent two-drawer look. The curved handles, reminiscent of smooth pebbles from
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BewegungsFELD – therapy center full of wood, Faistenau

August 29, 2022|Austria, BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, City and community, Wood|

The nature-inspired therapy center in a small town in the land of Salzburg combines workplaces for 10 freelance therapists, a climbing tower, gym and an apartment for a family - all on three levels. It was very important in the planning to integrate the building into the landscape in such a way that every level is barrier-free. As construction system the glue- and metal-free solid wood construction system "holzius"
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Cabin, Rheintal

August 29, 2022|Austria, BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, Wood, Wooden houses|

Despite their apparent simplicity, small "cabins" have always been a welcome design challenge, where scale and materiality had to be resolved to get the maximum benefit from minimal spaces. Situated on a steep slope, this project sits harmoniously within its surroundings and embeds itself naturally into the terrain of the Rhine Valley. The compact, simple and constructive form of the structure is used by the client as a barn and
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Library of the Faculty of Health Sciences

August 29, 2022|BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, City and community, Slovenia, Wood|

Libraries are one of the most fascinating architectural examples in the history of mankind. The library has always been the “ axis mundi ” of collective memory. It has always been the place where human experiences could be preserved, crystallised, made eternal. Libraries are places that connects thoughts and experiences beyond space and time. New library in Faculty of health sciences takes great opportunity to prove that library is not
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PEPA

August 23, 2022|BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, Italy, Wood, Wooden houses|

With a strong body of solid wood and powered by a technological heart, Pepa is a portable luminaire that marries traditional craft with modern technology. Pepa was inspired by a kitchen tool: the pepper grinder. Pepa is held and twisted to add light. As you rotate the conical reflector of Pepa, the illumination can be finely and smoothly adjusted from off to on, and anywhere in - between. Rotating limitlessly
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Green Spa – Hotel MalisGarten

August 23, 2022|Austria, BIG SEE Wood Design Award 2022 – Winner, City and community, Wood|

Tyrol's newest five-star hotel lifts the interlocking of design and construction to a new level. The Green Spa Hotel MalisGarten in Zell am Ziller was designed as a pure timber construction, with a consistent focus on the usage of local grown woods. Though being tied to an extremely tight deadline, MEISSL Architects succeeded in generating the highest quality in construction. Only in this way the natural material wood and
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