Lovely ‘Maiden Tower’ in Austria Designed for Three Young Daughters by Marte Marte

Austria-based Marte Marte designed this lovely four-storey steel tower located in Dafins, Vorarlberg for the three young daughters of their client. The structure, referred to as “Maiden Tower”, is made of oxidized steel and acts as a monolithic protector of the kids. It is composed of a common room on the ground floor and a bedroom on each of the additional levels. Photos by Marc Lins via trendir

 

Eye-Catching House Extension Designed with Diagonal Strips of Wood by Franz Architekten

Austrian studio Franz Architekten has designed the extension of a family home in Vienna. The 80-year-old family home in Wienerwald was clad with grey larch boards that contrast the white rendered façade of the existing house. Project description from Heimspiel: After, the young family were taken by the idea of a single-family house in the countryside. In the Wienerwald they found a little house in need of rehabilitation with a [...]

 

Monolithic Residence Kramer in Austria by Project A01 Architects

Project A01 Architects have designed this monolithic and stark white ‘Residence Kramer’ in a village close to Vienna, Austria. [via ignant]

 

Simple and Chic House D in Austria by Hohensinn Architektur

Hohensinn Architektur has designed House D situated on a slightly sloping northern hillside in Austria. The design of the residence was inspired by the concept of taking up the farmyard theme on a smaller scale while creating a simpler ambiance with an open area for private use. Description by Hohensinn Architektur: Situated on a slightly sloping northern hillside, House D is a so called Auszugshaus, which is an Austrian expression for a [...]

 

Energy-Efficient House Under the Oaks in Austria by Juri Troy Architects

Vienna-based Juri Troy Architects  has designed the ‘House Under the Oaks’ in Eichgraben, Austria. This energy-efficient residence uniquely stands on stilts composed of six pillars. The whole area is well-insulated with natural wood that protects its residents from really cold weather. Description by Juri Troy Architects: The house under the oaks is a low budget passive house concept developed for an Austrian family. With a minimum footprint and a wide [...]

 

Eye-Catching EdelWeiss Residence in Austria by Matteo Thun & Partners

Italian architects Matteo Thun & Partners have created these stunning EdelWeiss residences on the highest point of the Katschberg Alpline Pass in Austria.  Description by Matteo Thun & Partners: Built on the highest point of the Katschberg Alpline Pass, 1600 meters high, the two monolithic apartment-towers edel:weiss demonstrate an almost symbolic portal between the two provinces Salzburg and Kärnten and have been appointed to act as the new town’s landmark for [...]

 

Places: Amazing Sinking Park in Austria

Green Lake in Austria is underwater for about half a year. Why? During winter, the depth of the Green Lake is only about 1-2 meters, but come summer, as the snow is slowly melting in the mountainous regions of Hochschwab, the winder garden slowly transforms into a lake, reaching around 12 meters deep.    [via imagestour and dailymail]