WRAP Design Study

Within the WRAP design study, innovative and sustainable solutions for the improvement of existing buildings were developed. We took a poorly insulated single family home from the 1970s as an example to show the potential of industrially manufactured panels for thermal insulation in comparison to commonly used products such as expanded polystyrene. Insulation made of polystyrene in conglomerate with other building materials can … Continue reading

Micro Hotel: Il Nido

Il Nido (ital. for „the nest“) is a project for a micro-hotel in a small town situated on the coast of Gulf of Salerno in the region of Campania (Italy). The construction is planned to be an add-on to an existing historical villa, erected during the 19th century close to the seaside. The villa was built … Continue reading

Contemporary Alpine Architecture: The View House

Architectural Design and Sustainability This 200 m2 family house and office will be built at the foot of the “Mieminger Kette” mountain range, 40 km west from Tyrol’s capital city – Innsbruck. Situated on a slope, the wooden house, thanks to its special geometry and metallic roof, blends in perfectly with its surrounding mountain range. … Continue reading

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Wishing you a Joyous Holiday Season and a New Year filled with Peace and Happiness! (Chalet in Tyrol/Austria, preliminary draft (2013); start of construction: 2014)  

green building

two projects in progress: Wrap Building alteration, thermal rehabilitation and roof extension: low-cost/low-energy consumption house on the outskirts of Vienna (A) The application of pre-fabricated, recyclable materials – actually used for industrial constructions – in conjunction with sophisticated architectural design transforms the single-family house from the 1970s into an example of sustainability. current phase: design … Continue reading