Photo courtesy of Im OÖ Kulturquartier

Höhenrausch.3 in Linz, Austria, by Various Architects and Artists, 2013 [caption id="attachment_6729" align="alignnone" width="509" caption=" Photographs by Otto Saxinger and Andreas Kepplinger; courtesy of Im OÖ Kulturquartier"][/caption] The first time I heard about some of the rooftop structures atop the Im OÖ ...Read More

Photograph by David Schreyer

High School Extension with "Crinkled Wall" in Kufstein, Austria, by Johannes Wiesflecker and Karl-Heinz Klopf, 2012 [caption id="attachment_6472" align="alignnone" width="509" caption="Photograph by David Schreyer"][/caption] Paper is a suitable metaphor for knowledge, considering how ideas have been expressed and shared via books and ...Read More

Photograph by Jasmin Schuller

Tunnel Monitoring Complex in Hausmannstaetten, Austria, by Dietger Wissounig Architekten, 2012 The following text and images are courtesy of Dietger Wissounig Architekten. [caption id="attachment_5562" align="alignnone" width="508" caption="Photograph by Jasmin Schuller"][/caption] The large complex of buildings nestled on level ground along the new ...Read More

Photograph by Hertha Hurnaus

Childcare Center in Maria Enzersdorf, Austria by MAGK and illiz architektur, 2011. A small school in the town of Maria Enzersdorf, south of Vienna, required expansion in line with the community's growing population. A 2008 competition called for an addition with ...Read More

Photograph by Kurt Kuball, courtesy SOLID architecture

Kindergarten (KIGA) in Neufeld an der Leitha, Austria by SOLID architecture, 2010. The influence of the Crow Island School in Winnetka, Illinois, designed by Perkins + Will (then Perkins, Wheeler, and Will) with Eliel and Eero Saarinen in 1940, is undeniable. ...Read More

Photograph by Kurt Hörbst

"Free Play" Kindergarten in Guntramsdorf, Austria by g.o.y.a., 2010. The following text and images (photos are by Kurt Hörbst) are courtesy g.o.y.a. (group of young architects). The kindergarten is located in a grove of striking chestnut trees. Its rustic design celebrates a ...Read More

Photograph by Hertha Hurnaus

Luxbau Office Conversion in Hainfeld, Austria by synn architekten, 2011. Previously the Luxbau construction company's offices were housed in two buildings in the center of Hainfeld, a "Wilhelminian Style Villa" and a 1930s building anchoring the corner. Faced with a situation ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Architects.Collective

Erich Sattler Winery in Tadten, Austria by Architects.Collective, 2010. In the realm of architecture with a capital A wineries are a fairly recent building type. Most famous is still Herzog & de Meuron's Dominus Winery from 1997, but the ensuing years ...Read More

Photograph by Lisa Rastl

House in Zellerndorf, Austria by franz, 2009. Last week I featured a project on my blog, an addition that minimized its impact on the existing building by adding three small structures behind it instead of one. An E-shaped plan can also ...Read More

City Planning According to Artistic Principles

City Planning According to Artistic Principles by Camillo Sitte Random House, 1964 Paperback, 205 pages Originally published in 1889, Camillo ...Read More