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Wedding rings


Task: Puchenau’s existing wedding rooms on the ground floor of Puchenau Castle, built in the 17th century, needed to make room for commercial use. Alternative rooms were found on the castle’s first floor; three rooms with a ceiling height of 4.5 m feed off the historic wedding room entrance and are connected via two passageways. […]


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Oasis


Task: The office for pastoral care in the diocese of Linz, to be located on the site of the steel company voestalpine, is to serve liturgical as well as secular purposes. The plot of land lies as a “no-man’s-land” between main roads and industrial estates and is in need of a new strong character. Concept: The study of […]


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Villa toppings


x architekten is a group of committed architects who develop conceptual positions on contemporary architecture through project-related work. As a mathematical variable, x stands for openness. x demands the plural: the team with its flat hierarchy replaces the professional profile of the architect as lone fighter. The dynamics of a permanent work process oscillating between […]


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Parkpraxis


Task Dr. Fehrmann decided to build her new practice in the centre of the lower Austrian community of Kasten. The community’s centre consists of buildings which surround a green park on three sides. On its fourth side, the park opens up towards agricultural fields and meadows. The premises lie on the edge of the park […]


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Vanilli


The bar “Vanilli“, on the ground floor of a house situated in the old town, has been the most popular venue of Linz’s trendy nightlife for more than two decades. The new »Vanilli« has come alive again as a cavernous tunnel whose extensive length guides the flow of guests by itself; like a dynamic system whose two bar areas […]


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Little black dress


‘Little black dress’, a private residence for a young couple in a rural district of Gunskirchen, Austria.  Drawing from the local typology of the neighbouring farms, the design is a contemporary interpretation  of the classic gable roof form to combine a house, a courtyard, and an outbuilding in  one monolithic volume. Situated on a 1000 […]


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