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  • Transparent administration: the architecture of the Vocational School of Administration by AllesWirdGut demonstrates closeness to citizens, openness, and transparence. The only thing that encloses the new school building in Embelgasse in Vienna’s 5th district is in fact the block perimeter. Large ground-floor glass surfaces afford an insight into everyday school life and open the green […]


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  • The architects’ studio heri&salli designed the VIENNESE GUEST ROOM for the Gegenbauer Vinegar Brewery in Vienna. They created guest rooms in 5 small apartments in a Viennese apartment building, with the bare minimum of intervention. The main and practically the sole piece of furniture is the socalled VIENNESE GUEST BED. Piled up squared timbers create […]


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Concept The proposed design is informed by the Historicist house from the late 19th century Gründerzeit period, the predominant building type in the cityscape of downtown Vienna. Combined with characteristic public uses of everyday urban life, the design articulates a concentrated version of a seminal modern Viennese city life: the Smart City Center. Gründerzeit neighborhood as […]


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The Tianhe Mansion Tower is designed as a landmark building for the Guan Yin Qaio district. The super high-rise tower comprises 66 storeys and is 312 metres in height. The concept for the tower evolved from the historical pole housing structures or ‘diaojiao’, perched over terraced landscapes. Surrounded on all sides by existing properties, the tower […]


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