Posts tagged as 'Austria'

Mon 12.9.

Kindergarten V Guntramsdorf by g.o.y.a. (AT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 12.09.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

Kindergarten V Guntramsdorf by g.o.y.a. ; photo by Kurt Hörbst

The Vienna-based practice g.o.y.a. – Group of young architects – has recently completed this 730-square-meters kindergarten located in the Austrian town of Guntramsdorf. Harmoniously situated amidst a vividly green copse of chestnut trees, the ‘building is organised as a series of structures, each connected visually with the trees.’ (more…)

Fri 2.9.

Save the date: Vienna Design Week 2011

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 02.09.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,



Architonic is proud to be the official media partner of Vienna Design Week, which returns to the Austrian capital for its fifth edition on the last day of September (30.09 – 9.10). As ever, the 10-day festival, which last year attracted some 26.000 visitors, will focus on the best of product, industrial and furniture design by both established and up-and-coming designers such as UK’s PostlerFerguson,

Norwegian trio Angell Wyller Aarseth, the Dutch practice Studio Makkink & Bey, Munich-born Konstantin Grcic, or Austria’s White Elephant and Marco Dessí to name just a few. (more…)

Tue 26.7.


Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.07.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Neu 31 by SUPERBLOCK ZT GmbH; photo by Hertha Hurnaus

SUPERBLOCK ZT GmbH, the Austrian architectural practice established in 2003 has realised this 840-square-meters building located on Neuwaldegger Straße 31 in Vienna. Based on a ‘concept of the overlapping spatial structure’, the house boasts a number of residential apartments as well as office units and a centrally-located 30-square-meters courtyard, and its current residents amount to ’22 working and residing persons, one dog and two cats’. (more…)

'One Crystal Chandelier' by Thomas Feichtner for Lobmeyr

The multi-award-winning Austrian designer Thomas Feichtner has recently unveiled his latest pendant lamp design created for the renowned Viennese crystal specialists, Lobmeyr. A contemporary reinterpretation of Lobmeyr’s traditionally opulent chandeliers, Feichtner’s strikingly simple, reduced ‘One Crystal Chandelier‘ consists of a black cable enclosed within a plain bent metal tube, and a single hand-cut crystal which is suspended above the end of the brass structure and lit from below by an LED. (more…)

Wed 22.6.

Föger Woman Pure by Pedrocchi Architekten (AT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 22.06.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Föger Woman Pure by Pedrocchi Architekten; photo by Ruedi Walti

It’s no news that when it comes to fashion boutiques, display windows frequently, if not always, play a pivotal role in the concept and also, the success of a store. With this in mind, Swiss architect Reto Pedrocchi, along with his Basel-based practice Pedrocchi Architekten, has realised this new angular extension of the Föger Woman Pure boutique located in the Austrian town of Telfs in Tyrol. (more…)

Tue 26.4.

Milan 2011: ‘Tabula Rasa’ table by Pudelskern (AT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.04.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Tabula Rasa' table by Pudelskern is made of translucent natural soap; photo by Kresser Günter Fotografia

Following hemp, kenaf and polycaprolactone wax soap has become yet another unusual material employed in the furniture design showcased at this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Created by the Austrian design practice Pudelskern, ‘Tabula Rasa’ is a table made of translucent natural soap and it was presented at the ‘Design Vision Austria’ exhibition in Zona Tortona.


'Vienna' by Jean Nouvel for Wittmann

The Austrian manufacturer Wittmann is especially known for its high-quality upholstery furniture. In their Viennese showroom Wittmann presents from March 25, 2011 the result of a very special encounter: The new, highly sober seating furniture collection ‘Vienna’ designed by non other than Jean Nouvel. The cooperation started when Wittmann was commissioned to produce the seating furniture for Vienna’s new Sofitel.


Fri 18.2.

Claus Preisinger vineyard by propeller z (AT)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 18.02.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Claus Preisinger vineyard by propeller z, photo by Hertha Hurnaus

With its elongated shape, the dynamic winery Claus Preisinger seems to push itself into the vineyards on the Goldberg of the community Gols/Austria. The building is divided into two parts from different materials and heights – the front two-storey building of concrete with reception, office and changing rooms on the ground floor and the wine tasting on the first floor and the single-storey warehouse and production facility designed as a complete wood construction.