Dornbirn Lustenauerstrasse Housing
Lustenauerstrasse is a busy thoroughfare among a diverse patchwork of functions, scales and architectural styles. Cukrowicz Nachbaur’s apartment complex has been conceived as a pair of clearly defined, simply structured new buildings which offer a counterpoint to such disordered surroundings. A dark timber shell underlines the restraint and understatement of the design, while also contributing to the haptic and atmospheric qualities of the building. A singular facade treatment visually unifies both buildings. In between the two volumes a semi-public courtyard has been created for leisure and access. The internal courtyard has been imagined as a sanctuary from the noise of the busy street and increasingly dense surroundings, with the encircling facades functioning as the filter. A new typology which greatly enriches the inner spaces is thus created.
Design Team: Andreas Cukrowicz, Anton Nachbaur-Sturm, Philipp Schertler
Project Team: Philipp Schertler [PL], Clemens Hämmerle, Anton Nachbaur-Sturm, Andreas Cukrowicz
Client: Gartenland GmbH, Dornbirn
Concept 2012, Construction 2013-14