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 about the project:
‘The project Summer House in Southern Burgenland (Austria) describes a sharp-edged cubature which fits into its surroundings through its simplicity and homogeneous appearance. The cellar contains rooms for wine storage and production; the aboveground rooms are for residential use. The cellar has been executed in a ferroconcrete massive construction. The ground floor and first floor were constructed as a pure wood construction. Here, the undisguised wooden cross layer elements were rendered effective not only in their structural-static functions but also as design elements.’