12. October 2023

Kyiv Biennial 2023

The fifth edition of the Kiev Biennial will be held throughout Europe: Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Uzhgorod, Berlin, Warsaw and Vienna as the main exhibition venue.

werkraum ingenieure are partners of the Kyiv Biennale 2023 ‘Against the Logic of War’.

Ceremonial opening of the main exhibition in Vienna on Tuesday, October 17th, 18:00, at Augarten Contemporary.

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19. September 2023

Opening of BORA Flagshipstore in Herford, Germany

Ceremonial opening of the BORA showroom, equipped with a restaurant and facilities for exhibitions, events and educational courses – in the German town of Herford.
Clearly visible from afar, directly at the highway exit, the BORA flagship store greets visitors with a forward-leaning metal façade. The one hundred metre long and 13.5 metre high structure has a rhombic cross-section of steel and seems to literally float above the ground on thin steel columns.

Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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6. September 2023

Competition win: School Laimäckergasse in Vienna

At the end of July this summer, we were successful in winning the competition for the refurbishment and new building of the elementary and secondary school Laimäckergasse together with the architectural office Klammer Zeleny Architekten!
After the kick-off at the end of August, we are now moving directly into medias res for the further processing and planning of the school project.

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29. August 2023

Wienerwaldgymnasium Tullnerbach officially opened

The beginning of the school year may arrive! The pupils of the Wienerwaldgymnasium have reason to be excited this year. Close to the Viennese city borders, they can look forward to the modern, bright and friendly school designed by faschfuchs.architekten. It was completed in time for the upcoming school year and opened this summer.

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22. August 2023

Deconstruction of the temporary parliament building: Mission completed

For the duration of the refurbishment of the Austrian Parliament building, three temporary replacement buildings were erected on Heldenplatz and in the Library Courtyard of the Hofburg Palace as alternative quarters. After completion in April 2017 and the subsequent move out of the Parliament, everyday parliamentary work took place in the alternative quarters from summer 2017 onwards.

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16. August 2023

Artplace Graben: Sculpture Chará by artist Kris Lemsalu

Every year KÖR invites an artist to develop a temporary work for Vienna’s Graben – this year the Estonian artist Kris Lemsalu.
The installation Chará, a five-meter-high sculpture, will be on display at artplace Graben in downtown Vienna from August 16th to November 8th, 2023.

Artist: Kris Lemsalu
Structural and architectural support: werkraum ingenieure

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7. August 2023

Open House Wien in Mayerling | September 9th and 10th, 2023

“A hotel near Vienna is standing empty, threatened with dilapidation. At the same time, the charitable Vinzi community is always on the search for new space for people for whom life has not been a good match. Why not turn a hotel into a place for the formerly homeless to live and work? Good idea, everyone involved thought.” OHW

The VinziRast in the countryside project will participate at Open House Vienna on September 9th and 10th, 2023.

Architecture: gaupenraub +/-
Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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11. July 2023

Museumsquartier Summer Stage

The new, walkable and green stage in the main courtyard of the MQ in Vienna brings nature into the urban environment and is one of the measures for a climate-friendly Museumsquartier.

Until the end of September, the urban garden and a meadow with tall grass will be available for everyone to relax. In the evenings, the stage will host a variety of event formats, including courtyard music concerts, artist talks, performances, discussions and lectures.

Architecture: OpenFields
Landscape architecture: D\D
Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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21. June 2023

Construction progress MKKD Ingolstadt

The conversion of the listed foundry hall in Ingolstadt into the Museum of Concrete Art and Design, the MKKD, is taking visible shape.
The targeted completion date of the end of 2024 directs our gaze joyfully towards an opening of the museum in 2025.

Architecture: querkraft architekten

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