19. May 2022

ÖGUT Environmental Award 2021 – “Innovation and City” Category

The Plus Energy Quarter ‘Pilzgasse 33’, based on the technical concept “Productive City” of the City of Vienna, was awarded with the ÖGUT Environmental Award.

We are pleased to have been involved in this innovative project for the new city quarter in Floridsdorf – 21st district of Vienna – together with the architectural office SOYKA/SILBER/SOYKA.

Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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14. April 2022

Escape staircase Sonnenfelsgasse

In the early baroque building in Vienna’s city centre, the “Domus Universitatis” – part of Vienna’s first university – the existing inner courtyard could be enriched with an escape staircase – as an interesting new architectural element.

Architecture: heri&salli
Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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24. March 2022

MKKD – spectacular construction progress

One of our long-term and at the same time most spectacular projects is the MKKD – Museum of Concrete Art – in Ingolstadt.
A listed factory building – the old foundry hall in Ingolstadt – is currently being converted into an art museum.

Architecture: querkraft architekten
Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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2. December 2021

Competition 1st prize: Graz Center of Physics

The University of Graz, TU Graz, BIG and the Ministry of Science presented the winning project of the architectural competition Graz Center of Physics, one of the largest university construction projects in Austria, at the end of November 2021.
Winning design by the architectural office: fasch&fuchs.architekten + structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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1. October 2021

Opening of the EXPO in Dubai

EXPO 2020 in Dubai has opened. With its contribution, the Austrian pavilion takes part in the international energy debate and provides answers to questions of climate-sensitive construction. The international exhibition will open its doors from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Architecture: querkraft architekten
Structural planning: werkraum ingenieure

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30. August 2021

Competition win Secondary School Klostergasse in Vienna

YF architekten and werkraum ingenieure have won the competition AHS Klostergasse. Together we were able to win the 1st prize in the EU-wide competition.

The project will be executed as a BIM project from the beginning, the first joint video conference as a kick-off event with architectural office, building services planning office and us as structural engineers has already taken place. We are looking forward to the integral planning cooperation.

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7. July 2021

Club Hybrid – A Demonstration Building in Graz

Club Hybrid is an active intervention and a Demonstration Building.
“The architecture we build is a hybrid, an in-between, something mixed.”
(Concept and idea: Heidi Pretterhofer and Michael Rieper)

In a decentralized, heterogeneous mixed-use area in southern Graz, Club Hybrid will offer a place to explore issues of work, life in the city and urban planning with daily events in summer 2021.
Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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3. May 2021

BIG SEE Architecture Award 2021

BIG SEE Architecture Award 2021 – Prize for the “Classic Depot Vienna” – a parking garage for classic cars!

Architecture: Matthäus Wagner in cooperation with Sebastian Illichmann
Structural design: werkraum ingenieure

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30. March 2021

Large spans for Innovation Hub

In the district of Floridsdorf, the new commercial quarter TwentyOne is being built with a total of six hubs: Innovation Hub, Service Hub, Central Hub, Student Hub, Office Hub and Hotel Hub.

The Innovation Hub – designed by the architectural office Soyka/Silber/Soyka and with structural design by werkraum ingenieure – houses a supermarket on the ground floor. Beams with spans of up to 20 meters are used for load transfer and long column-free spans.

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