Archinect - News 2016-09-30T21:37:56-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149957163/coop-himmelb-l-au-compares-campus-redesign-of-the-university-of-applied-arts-vienna-to-a-prison-courtyard Coop Himmelb(l)au compares campus redesign of the University of Applied Arts Vienna to a "prison courtyard" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-07-11T14:05:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:37:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5a/5amkm2crcsa6mm09.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After the University of Applied Arts Vienna chose a winner for its campus redesign competition in 2012, the proposal is just now being made a reality&mdash;much to the disappointment of another prominent Viennese institution, Coop Himmelb(l)au.</p><p>The University selected Riepl Kaufmann Bammer Architecktur&rsquo;s design for a major renovation and expansion of its current buildings, totaling 9,500 square meters of new space. On July 6, the University broke ground on the project, and on July 8, Coop Himmelb(l)au&rsquo;s communications office sent out an email decrying the design, comparing it to a &ldquo;prison courtyard&rdquo; and asking &ldquo;does it necessarily have to be the worst project which will now be realized?&rdquo;:</p><p><em>Commonly, Architecture is understood to be a three-dimensional imprint of content. Following this view, the rendering &ndash; boastfully called &ldquo;inwards facing campus&rdquo; &ndash; looks rather like a prison courtyard. If that image was a reflection of the University of Applied Arts&rsquo; curricula, one should definitely be con...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91242027/bence-pap-and-mario-gasser-s-4th-prize-austrian-pavilion-entry-for-2015-milan-expo Bence Pap and Mario Gasser’s 4th prize Austrian Pavilion entry for 2015 Milan Expo Justine Testado 2014-01-14T20:41:00-05:00 >2014-01-16T10:41:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jgr66oyid18fc92w.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects Bence Pap and Mario Gasser from Studio Lynn/University of Applied Arts IoA sent us their entry for the Austrian Pavilion competition for the 2015 Milan Expo. Pap and Gasser's collaborative proposal won 4th prize in the international, two-stage open competition.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qb/qbp6ilwwdrwhepwn.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vp/vp7hrkdrboh7rabi.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b8/b8onnv8a6iwn3dvr.jpg" title=""><br><br> Check out the rest of the proposal on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/bence_pap_and_mario_gassers_4th_prize_austrian_pavilion_entry_for_2015_mila/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87448952/get-lectured-university-of-applied-arts-vienna-fall-13 Get Lectured: University of Applied Arts, Vienna Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-11-26T13:02:00-05:00 >2013-11-27T16:20:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pi/piiyu74d180l8xp9.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> "Get Lectured" is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Although the fall term is about to wrap up, we'll still post some select posters and lecture series worth checking out.</p> <p> Our featured poster this time comes from the <strong>University of Applied Arts, Vienna - Institute of Architecture. </strong></p> <p> Here's a summary of the Sliver Lecture Series '13-'14 - Digital Craft:</p> <p> "Advanced fabrication technologies, once dominated by other disciplines, are now not only a major component in architectural schools and related research labs around the world, but have now become an integral part of a contemporary architectural practice. In this lecture series we want to emphasize our attention and curiosity for formal engineering challenges. We invited practitioners, engineers, theoreticians, and artists who, embedded in their networks, meander between different disc...</p>