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Posts tagged as 'Austria'

Wed 10.6.

‘quattro Festkogl Alm’ by Designliga (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.06.2015 - Tagged as: , , ,

'quattro Festkogl Alm' by Designliga

‘quattro Festkogl Alm’ by Designliga

Munich-based creative agency Designliga transformed Audi’s legendary quattro drive system into a memorable visitor experience at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria’s ‘diamond of the Alps’ ski resort.

 

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Sun 2.11.

Villa SK by Atelier Thomas Pucher (AT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.11.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Villa SK by Atelier Thomas Pucher, photo: Lukas Schaller

Villa SK by Atelier Thomas Pucher, photo: Lukas Schaller

Atelier Thomas Pucher has created a contrasting, contemporary annex to an existing home in Graz, Austria that extends the living area of the house into the garden.

 

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Tue 1.7.

‘Best Friends Chair’ by Martin Mostböck (AT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.07.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Best Friends Chair' by Martin Mostböck

‘Best Friends Chair’ by Martin Mostböck

The ‘Best Friends Chair’, designed by Austrian architect and designer Martin Mostböck, arose from a reaction to a colourful expression used in his native Vienna.

 

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Islamic Cemetery by Bernardo Bader Architect

Islamic Cemetery by Bernardo Bader Architect

Bernardo Bader Architect has won an Aga Khan Award for Architecture for Islamic Cemetery, a cemetery that serves Vorarlberg, the industrialised westernmost state of Austria, where more than eight percent of the population is Muslim.

 

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Fino Secretary Desk by Thomas Feichtner for Anrei

Fino Secretary Desk by Thomas Feichtner for Anrei

As part of an 18-piece furniture collection made of solid wood, Thomas Feichtner has created a secretary desk without the heavy and massive quality typical of solid wood furniture and yet retaining its constructive materiality.

 

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Summer House in Southern Burgenland by Judith Benzer Architektur; photo by Martin Weiß

A Vienna-based architect Judith Benzer has recently completed this wood-clad summerhouse located in the easternmost Austrian Land of Burgenland. Formally echoing the archetypal gabled house, the design of the detached, two-storey structure stems from that of the Kellerstöckel (wine house) typical to the Southern Burgenland region. (more…)

Detail of ‘Stool 01′ by Daphna Laurens for Wittmann; photo by Daphna Laurens

On the occasion of this year’s edition of Vienna Design Week which took place earlier in autumn (28.09 – 07.10.2012), Eindhoven-based design duo Daphna Laurens have been commissioned by the Austrian upholstered furniture specialist Wittmann Company to ‘exchange design ideas and produce a tangible outcome, be it a product or installation.’ Following this brief, the studio have realised this striking and decidedly tangible, two-piece seating collection which was presented at the Passionwege exhibition. (more…)

L House by Architects Collective; photo by Hertha Hurnaus

Vienna-based architectural practice Architects Collective have recently completed this detached 300-square-meters residence whose L-shaped structure was inspired by the traditional architecture of the Austria’s Burgenland region. Featuring a striking, slanted roof and boasting panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, the two-storey L House has been developed to ‘merge the needs of it’s residents with the environment’ and features a number of energy-efficient solutions such as triple panel glassing. (more…)