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Der Entwurf verfolgt das Konzept den Markt mit der umgebenden Landschaft zu verweben. Der örtliche Kontext wird durch landschaftliche Elemente wie das Feld, der Baum und die Farbe Grün in sowohl natürlicher als auch in künstlicher Form gestalt- und raumbildend übersetzt. Es entsteht in ein Dialog zwischen Markt und Umgebung. Die Frische wird intensiviert und die Herkunft von Lebensmitteln thematisiert.

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Das architektonische Konzept dieses Entwurfs ist die Organisation von Beziehungen und Kommunikation sowohl öffentlicher als auch privater Interessen. Dabei entsteht ein innovativer Topos der die Intensivierung und Attraktivierung von Stadtleben und Stadtkultur fördert.

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Copa Cagrana - Urban Beach Wien
DOCKINGSTATION URBANER DIVERSITÄT
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Der Entwurf versucht der Bauaufgabe einer Seilbahnstation, als besonders spezifischen Fall eines Ensembles gerecht, zu werden. Fast tausend Höhenmeter voneinander entfernt, nicht zuletzt physisch verbunden durch das Seil, soll trotzfunktionaler Unterschiede eine Einheit entstehen.

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Ein Objekt versus Haus

Im Kontext der städtischen Umgebung verfolgt der Entwurf den Gedanken, kein weiteres Gebäude hinzuzufügen, sondern den Pavillon als Objekt in den homogenisierten Stadtraum zu integrieren.

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CONCEPT STORE with BAR & SHOP

In december Hitt und Söhne opened with drinks and skis its doors on the Hungerburg in Innsbruck. In the context between city and mountain five young Munich's realized with an innovative concept something completely new. In the format of a concept store one can admire not only brand new ski models but also a Cafe'- Bar.

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On a plot south of the Dorfgasse in Hötting a residential complex will be constructed with nine apartments. The architecture could be described as structured terrace typology. The building emphasises the qualities of the hillside as well as it fits with the surrounding buildings.

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To respect the existing and to encourage the future is the aim of the redesign and renovation of the Campus Technik. In this respect the new forum intended to make old and new innovations visible.

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Das Projekt Naturpark Ötztal basiert auf dem Konzept einer Architektur, welche im Kontrast zwischen natürlichen Bedingungen und kulturtechnischen Reaktionen steht. Der Geograph Kenneth Hewitt schreibt dazu treffend: "Most natural disasters are characteristic rather than accidental features of the places and societies where they occur.“ Durch das Konzept einer geomorphologischen Annäherung wird ein Gleichgewicht zwischen dem Design und der Diversität der Landschaft gesucht.

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Die Sanierung des Widum Vent ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil um den Ort und seine Authentizität zu unterstreichen.
Im Bewusstsein dem Ursprünglichen Respekt zu zollen, hat man sich gegen den Abriss und für die Sanierung des historischen Widums entschieden. Im zentralen Blickfeld der Sanierung des denkmalgeschützten Widums der Pfarre Vent steht die (Wieder-)Herstellung eines charakteristischen Gebäudes in der Gemeinde.

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An alpine Hyprid is a multifunctional building. It is the aim of this applied research to develop suitable combinations of function, conceive utilization concepts specially designed for the Alpine area and implement a reference plant.

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As regards our energy supplies, we have now reached a crucial turning point. For quite some time, industry across the globe has been showing a strong tendency towards renewable forms of energy to replace fossile engergy sources and nuclear power.
The advantages of renewable energy being widely known, large parts of the population strongly support its promotion. While in non-Alpine areas, it is relatively easy to plan and build such plants, the integration of renewable sources of energy in a sensitive and environmentally-friendly manner following environmental design ideas presents a great challenge in the Alpine zone.

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The basic concept of the design, and what sets it apart from other contemporary cottage projects, is the creation of an ensemble. This creates a sense of scale and proportion appropriate to the site. The building is integrated into the landscape and becomes lost among the surrounding boulders and rocks.

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All social and political dynamics are reflected in public space. Therefore public squares show the significant social, political and historic processes of change in our society. They contain the factors which form the city and its identity. Public spaces are, as well as social and communal platforms, stages of interpersonal and personal attention. Today, too, the square serves the public as a display of local foci, unanswered questions and developmental processes of society. The social function of the place is undisputed, its self-understanding is a prerequisite of democratic place. The gestalt of architecture generated the possibility for the square to meet this demand.

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"La Pista Magica" - the relevance of the historical track and the culture of sport is significant for the city of Milan. The concept of the design is to intensify the dynamic character of the high-speed cycling in respect to the historical building.   TWO circle-segments of the track will be preserved.

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The management of the Servite Cloisters was compelled to develop an architecturally-dominant structure for the new Servite Cloisters of the Triumphal Arch on the southern part of Maria Theresa Strasse.

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This jump, being constructed in Kazakhstan, features a single tower with two areas of relief, which represents an innovation in such a typology.  The newly constructed hill is a sculptural element, generating the form of the two curves at the flanks of the start-up tracks. The V-shaped widening towards the top of the tower recedes in a twisting motion above.

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The form of the new multipurpose hall is a long building ascending southward. The ensemble of buildings, primary school, kindergarten and the multipurpose hall define the structure of the village. The orientation towards the road is significant in so far as it provides the school building and its surroundings with an introverted sense. The roof of the building is intensively planted and lies between the school and the kindergarten. It cuts into the topography and by varying across one storey, forms a gentle slope and walk-on roof, resembling a toboggan run. 

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URBAN CONTEXT

The structure of the building follows the linear morphology of the island.

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Excerpt of the competition jury: The proposal is characterised by an ”aerodynamic” design, where all the elements fit together in a unified, plastic form of great elegance. In design terms the proposal appears as the competitions most successful. It appears as a refined, highly developed design where the knoll building and the inrun flow into each other in one unified form.The result is a monumental ski arena that grows out of the landscape. The adopted architectural language is consistent and includes the design as a whole, from public flows, commentators boxes, judges towers and stands...

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DECUMANUS MAXIMUS

Orientation System and Site Markers for Archaeological Park, Aguntum

SITE DEMARCATION:

The Decumanus called the East-West axis,  was used as a line of sight created through the observation of celestial motion. The Decumanus divided the sky , half into day and half into the night.

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The challenge of this exhibition design is to combine arts, culture and literature together in order to concisely explore what is meant by 'Inside the White Cube': The concept of the design for the cultural history exhibit is based on several variations of the display cases, which are designed to compress and even neutralize traditional values, hinting to this sense only through the use of velvet as a finish material.

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This project contains four different ski jumps:
The  K75- and the K64-Jump and the small Hills - K35 and K15.
All jumps start from the same hillside facing to the northwest. Each jump has its own approach ramp, take-off table and landing track.

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The stand creates a window to the construction site. It demonstrates the complex procedures and situations that make the process of building possible. The stand serves only as a framework: a clear, smooth body, with the raw sub-structure, consisting of a scaffolding, not hidden, but part of the design.

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In Innsbruck's industrial park, on the rooftop of an existing office building, a landscape with exclusive apartment/offices will be built. The individual units are to be made of lightweight wood and surrounded by spacious terraces. Around an atrium, the offices are arranged in a ring, in order to create an atrium space.

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Thetis' lodge exists as a crack in the rock, a point to relax with views of the Wilder Kaiser. On the southwest of the plateau is a flat rock acting as the 'Copyright of the Landscape' [Natural logo] on the stone slab.

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The structure appears as the result of a slightly raised ground floor, a compact bar on the gentle, meandering landscape. A trail network consisting of mowed ways leading from a fixed main road, and many unpaved side roads (sometimes only marked with the lawn mower in the meadow fields), divide and characterize the landscape.

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The throughway shapes building typology, in a line moving through the entire planning area. The urban design concept is guided by a comb-like arrangement of lines that run along a north-south oriented green space, with the dwellings arranged in an east-west orientation to ensure the best possible daylight access. A slight distortion of the overall axis creates a positive effect on the perception of the overall system.

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The peculiarity of the topographic conditions and the uniqueness of its usage are what make the Bergisel a sporting and cultural hotspot. A reponse sympathetic to the traditional - historical burden of the place is the focus of this proposal.

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Das Leitmotiv des Projektes beabsichtigt den bereits bestehenden kulturellen Stadtraum durch neue Orte zu vervollständigen und diese zu verknüpfen. Dadurch soll Spittal sowohl für die Bevölkerung selbst, als auch für den Besucher und Touristen als besonders vielfältiger Kulturraum erlebbar werden.

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The Project Solana Ulcinj, curated by Bart Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger, is the Montenegrin contribution to the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale 2016.

The contribution COEXISTENCE approaches the project Solana Ulcinj in two different ways. The projected part of the exhibited work tries to raise awareness for the particularity of the site Solana Ulcinj.

An animation of a transforming point cloud shows the transcendence of this landscape structure and facilities. The footage of the movie is based on a 3D laser scan of the entire landscape. By descriping the landscape with a point cloud natural and artificial elements appear with the same coding and thus the boundaries between nature and artifice are constantly blurred. 

The second part of the project shows a sectional model which illustrates an architectural and spatial concept. This architecture with the program of a museum for contemporary art and nature should, on the one hand, utilize its role as an attractor to improve the region economically; on the other hand, it should be a space of contemplation in the context of environmental topics.

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Everybody can be a star.
Step into the Hard Rock Cafe Innsbruck and get ready for your performance.
The whole scenery is designed as a setting of a rock stage consisting dressing rooms, hip spaces, frontstage areas and backstage rooms for everybody.
The atmosphere ranges from energizing ( Shop + Bar) to feeling like home (Restaurant).

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The Nature of Things

Das Gleichgewicht zwischen Architektur und Natur war Ziel der Gartenkunst vieler historischer Epochen. Betrachtet man einen idealen Renaissancegarten, so sieht man einen Raum, in dem Architektur, Kunst, Natur und Landschaft ein harmonisches Ganzes bilden, um dem Menschen den idealen Raum für seine Entfaltung zu geben. Leitmotiv des Entwurfs ist die Wechselbeziehung zwischen dem Künstlichen und dem Natürlichen. Diese Wechselbeziehung wird vorrangig bestimmt durch die Geometrie – das Maß der Erde, the Nature of Thing.

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Die Neugestaltung des Residenzplatzes versteht sich als konsequente Adaptierung auf der Basis einer zeitgenössischen Interpretation dieser grundsätzlichen Entwurfsparameter.
Die Haltung, den Platz als 5 Fassade zu verstehen, geht von einer Aufwertung des Bodendenkmals im Sinne des Kontextes aus. Obwohl die historischen Bezüge noch bestehen sind sie gegenwärtig an der Oberfläche nicht erkennbar. Um die Rezeption des Platzes zu klären ist eine Überführung der historischen Qualitäten in die Gegenwart notwendig. Dabei spielen nach wie vor Zahlenverhältnisse, Proportion und Geometrie eine zentrale Rolle in der Entwurfsgenese.

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Slow Food - but quickly - super thanks!
The motto expresses the young zeitgeist, in which a fast urban lifestyle is lived and an awareness for regional, genuine and high quality products are praised.

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Honorable Mention

Der Entwurf sieht eine hoch verdichtete Blockrandbebauung mit großzügigem Innenhof und Stöckl Gebäude vor, welche auf die unmittelbare Umgebung der Typologie Wiltens reagiert. Trotz seiner Analogie zum gründerzeitlichen Blockrand bekennt sich das Projekt zu einer modernen Urbanität und zeitgenössischen Gestalt. Höhenentwicklung und Volumetrie orientieren sich an den Fluchten der angrenzenden Bauwerke.

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The goal of the intervention at Eduard-Wallnöfer-Platz (Landhausplatz) was to create a contemporary urban public space that negotiates between the various contradictory conditions and constraints of the site and establishes a stage for a new mélange of urban activities characterized by a wide diversity. The realized project consists of a 9.000 square meter concrete floor sculpture.

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The missing head for the existing body

The structure of the existing Training Centre proves a disoriented, scalable architecture wherein the function cannot be expressed. The extension will change this and modernize the building in its entirety, without changing the existing building. The new building is located at the western end of the gym, the entrance is on the south, running parallel to the Inn promenade.

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Basically, the concept pursues an urbanistic approach. In the sense of a bridge offensive, the project attempts to respond to the urban development goals. Issues such as Innsbruck to the Inn or the branding process using the
INNS'
BRUCK
- Logo, illustrate the importance of the river and bridge for this city.
In the sense of nomen est omen, the project considers the bridge as an identity-object. This design concept pursues this attitude and sees itself as the beginning of a medium-term bridge offensive.

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MORE IS DIFFERENT

Auf relativ kleiner Fläche weist Österreich eine vielschichtige Topographie mit einer entsprechenden Artenvielfalt und zusätzlich hoher Bio-Diversität auf. Diese spezifischen Voraussetzungen der Landschaft und der verantwortungsvolle Umgang mit ihren Ressourcen bilden die thematische Basis der Ausstellung und der Architektur. 

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Der Entwurf ist ein räumlich-archäologisches Konzept welches Kunst, Kultur und Naturwissenschaften mit dem Umfeld vereinen kann.

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Die Neuanlage der BMX-Bahn im Rahmen der Umgestaltung des Spekteparks - Berlin Spandau wird bewusst als Teil einer größeren Freizeitanlage gesehen.

Die Bahn wird hierbei nicht als Objekt in die bestehende Ebene gestellt und mit Absturzsicherungen von der Umgebung isoliert, sondern in die Topographie der künstlich angelegten Landschaft eingeschrieben und wird somit zum Teil der Parklandschaft.

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During recent years a number of observation platforms have been created attempting, through different means, to confront the visitor with the beauties of nature. This panorama platform was commissioned by the management of one of the five glacier ski arenas in Austria. Like most of its competitors, the management is intent upon retaining a high level of appeal of its ski region.

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The splineTEX®TEST SPACE is an object taking the form of a pavilion, meant to test innovative solutions utilizing splinetex technology.

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The bridge adheres to the tradition of space framework bridges characteristic of the site. The structural system is an irregular steel truss with members optimized in orientation and cross section, while the top and bottom chord run the length of the bridge. The bridge is to be assembled using partial, prefabricated sections, simplifying fabrication and installation. The Elastomer-abutments are only stressed vertically, therefore allowing the concrete foundation to be minimal. The truss is tensioning over the river, allowing for a column-free span, maintaining a clear floodplain and avoiding the collection of debris.

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FACADE
The facade acts as the signature of the hotel.
It acts to communication the hotel's symbolic identity, the hotel as a context for art.

Authenticity is a principle of originality.

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A new home for a demanding generation in an exceptional situation requires an architecture with an uncompromising approach to self-understanding.

The use, the location, and its value to the residents of the district define the standards and feasibility of this project.

The project is justified by lifting and dissolving the principle of integration of public buildings around the park.  

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BUILDING AS A DISGUISED "KUNSTBAU"

[Kunstbau are structures which serve as a means of route-specific guidance along the primary road network. These structures include highway embankment dams, and artificial embankments surrounding the highway]

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The family center is a compact, flat building, gently rising to the north. The positioning of the building respects the need for peace in the Church and the opposing lively atmosphere on the southwest side. The roof of the ground floor firmly intersects the earth, utilizing the existing slope of the site, creating variegated spaces for different age groups.

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The town hall and tourist office Kleinarl is a contemporary meeting place, a prestigious address for the place and its people.

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The development is understood as a complete system, flooded with generous green spaces, along both the north and south facades of Prenstrasse. The crossing of the road from south to north is imagined as permeable, where the northern bar is shaped by the influence of noise pollution from Südring. The placement of the outdoor spaces in the north tie into the established southern datum. The garden becomes the identity of the project, wherein the garden is reimaged as a garden facade.

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The morphology and dispersion of forces created by its neighbors, shape Lodenareal. The volumes are separately arranged and appear to adhere to a free composition, though the arrangement is truly formed by local environmental forces, and is sympathetic to its effect on said conditions. The new Olympic Village is identified as a sustainable framework of urban design, which is the basis of this proposal.

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The Testarossa is an Italian coffee bar. It is one of two gastronomy establishments at the new Landhausplatz place in Innsbruck and has a garden of 100 square meters.

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The primary goal of this project is to promote two Olympic disciplines, luge and skeleton, and to create a project accessible to the broader public and youth. 

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Users are given the impression of being in an oversized plan or sketch. The main tools of the architect make a jump in scale, and are decontextualized in favor of the vistor's new impression.

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The bobsled run in Almaty finds its focal point built in velocity. The geometry is driven by a comprehensive generator, which corresponds to the ideal line of the bob. The bobsled run is 1250m in length and has a height variation of 87m.