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22 Sep 2020
Living by the harbour, Sintstrasse, Linz, Upper Austria
Living by the harbour Linz Sintstrasse housing
photo : Lisi Grebe
Living by the harbour
The property is located at the transition between the urban parts and the industrial areas at the port of the city of Linz and is to be newly built and redensified with rental apartments of the social housing and a kindergarten.

12 Aug 2020
Parish church in Mank, Mank, district of Melk, Lower Austria
Mank Parish church in Melk, Austria interior design
photo : LITE Studio
Parish church in Mank
The parish of Mank and the archdiocese of St. Pölten announced the design competition for the new definiteion of the liturgical places in the parish and pilgrimage church of Mank. With the upcoming renovation of the church the liturgical and functional conditions should also be improved. In general it is about the adaptation of the space in the sense of the Second Vatican Council.

23 Sep 2017
Skyscaper Balcony Project in Vienna, Weyringergasse, Vienna, Austria
Himmelsfalter Wien
photo : David Birgmann
Skyscaper Balcony Project in Vienna
The Viennese district Wieden with its historic character and proximity to the city centre is the perfect place to live for the Austrian-Italian family. The only downside is the lack of personal outdoor space, a scarce commodity in this densely populated Wilhelminian city.

Recent xarchitekten Designs

15 Apr 2013
Wedding Rings, Puchenau, Austria
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Wedding Rings Austria
photo : David Birgmann
Wedding Rings Austria
Rings have played an important role as a symbol for matrimony since antiquity. Rings are also the guiding theme with regards to the redesign of Puchenau’s wedding rooms. The white stuccoed rings, with their different diameters, seem to wander through the walls of the three rooms towards the wedding hall, seemingly freed from eternal life, to melt into two intertwined rings behind the wedding altar.

9 Jun 2012
ParkPraxis, Kasten bei Böheimkirchen, Lower Austria
ParkPraxis
picture : x architekten
Austrian Doctors’ Practice + Pharmacy
Newly built country doctor’s practice with in-house pharmacy. Dr. Fehrmann decided to build her new practice in the centre of the lower Austrian community of Kasten. The community’s centre consists of buildings which surround a green park on three sides. On its fourth side, the park opens up towards agricultural fields and meadows.

22 Feb 2012
OASIS Pastoral care voestalpine, Linz, Austria
Oasis voestalpine building
picture : David Schreyer
OASIS Pastoral care voestalpine
The office for pastoral care in the diocese of Linz, to be located on the site of the steel company voestalpine, is to serve liturgical as well as secular purposes. The plot of land lies as a “no-man’s-land” between main roads and industrial estates and is in need of a new strong character.

My Home is my Patio, Linz, Upper Austria
2010
My Home is my Patio
picture : Max Nirnberger
My Home is my Patio
A new type of house was designed for the plot. A mixture of housing types are stacked up to give the building its structure. There is underground parking, business premises to liven up the street area with apartments above and two-storey courtyard houses on top. These two-storey courtyard houses offer a real alternative to a suburban detached house.

xarchitekten Key Projects

Featured Buildings by xarchitekten, alphabetical:

Folded House, Vienna Woods, Lower Austria
2008
Folded House Austria
picture : Max Nirnberger
Folded House Austria

GKK Dental Ambulatory, Linz, Upper Austria
2008
GKK Dental Ambulatory
photo : Max Nirnberger
GKK Dental Ambulatory

Hole 19 – Golfclub St. Oswald, Upper Austria
2004
Golfclub St. Oswald Austria
picture : Dietmar Tollerian
Hole 19

Juwelry Mayrhofer, Linz, Upper Austria
2001-08
Austrian Jewellery Store
photo : Max Nirnberger
Juwelry Mayrhofer

Multi-Level Parking voestalpine, Linz, Upper Austria
2001-08
Multi-Level Parking voestalpine
picture : David Schreyer
Multi-Level Parking voestalpine

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