At the beginning of 2020, the premises of the school in Vorarlberg will produce a cheerful sound of children’s noise again, and in accordance with the new concept, not only morning classes will take place in this elementary school. The shell has already been completed and the building will be supplemented with the interior in the coming months.
Completion of the building shell from the elementary and vocational school Längenfeldgasse in Vienna
Classes will be held in the new facility as early as autumn 2020. After winning the competition with PPAG Architects, the planning work for the school extension in Längenfeldgasse started in 2017. The structural design for all work phases – including the excavation pit and test engineer according to the Viennese building regulations – comes from werkraum ingenieure.
The construction of the International Campus Vienna is making rapid progress. Following the start of construction work in the first quarter of 2019, a further milestone of the bilingual education campus has already been reached: the official roof-same celebration. In September 2019, the campus on Vienna’s southern city border will open.
72 projects were submitted to the Lower Austrian Timber Construction Prize 2019. An eight-member jury of experts selected the best-realized objects from these and selected five winners. gaupenraub+/- und werkraum ingenieure were among the lucky prizewinners, who were able to convince the jury with their conversion and refurbishment project for the former mill „Würzlmühle“ and happily welcome the winner’s trophy.
The completion of the allotment house in Vienna brought us the enthusiastic feedback of the architects: “It flies! Thank you for your great work”. We are happy about the successful project and thank the architects of ALLCOLOURS for the successful collaboration!
The world’s first car-free urban IKEA is in the making. The ground-breaking ceremony for the new building at Westbahnhof is scheduled for 2019, and the opening expected for 2021.
In search of ideas for the inner-city location, IKEA invited nine architecture firms from Europe. The idea of querkraft architekten convinced the company, werkraum ingenieure acted as inspection engineer acc. to OIB at this pilote project.
One of the most exciting projects that we will be working on and developing further in 2019 is the Austrian contribution to the first world exhibition in the Arab world in the 170-year history of Expo. Together with querkraft architekten, we were able to be successful in an EU-wide competition against 42 other projects. EXPO 2020 in Dubai will take place from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021. See you there!
More than 160 projects, realized by Austrian planners in Austria and abroad, are presented in this book. All published buildings were awarded with selected national and international prizes in 2016 and 2017. We are represented as structural design office with the project Robert College in Istanbul, the architecture is by Alatas Architecture & Consulting. The book is published by Architekturzentrum Wien every two years and the next edition will follow at the end of 2020.