Best of Austria

Best of Austria

Architecture 2020_21

Austria’s best buildings of 2020 and 2021, featuring award-winning designs by Berger+Parkkinen Architekten, Bernardo Bader, Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten, einszueins architektur, fasch&fuchs.architekten, Franz&Sue Architekten, Hohengasser Wirnsberger Architekten, Innauer Matt Architekten, querkraft architekten, Snohetta Studio Innsbruck



Title Information

Edited by Architekturzentrum Wien Az W

1st edition

, 2022

Text in English and German


224 pages, 185 color and 142 s/w illustrations

22 x 29 cm

ISBN 978-3-03860-316-0


This eighth edition of Best of Austria offers a survey of the creative and economic achievements of Austrian architecture firms and the country’s building culture in general, exemplified by the projects and people who have been awarded national and international architecture prizes in 2020 and 2021. The book features 117 buildings through photos, plans, and concise texts by renowned authors. In addition, distinguished individuals, architectural teams, and institutions are introduced in brief portraits. An introductory essay by Triin Ojari, director of the Estonian Museum of Architecture in Tallinn, analyzes architectural events and building culture in Austria from an outside perspective. The book is rounded out by a detailed index providing relevant information on the various awards.

With an essay by Triin Ojari and texts by Klaus-Jürgen Bauer, Sonja Bettel, Robert Fabach, Barbara Feller, Eva Guttmann, Gudrun Hausegger, Manuela Hötzl, Anne Isopp, Gabriele Kaiser, Elke Krasny, Marion Kuzmany, Isabella Marboe, Astrid Meyer-Hainisch, Romana Ring, Robert Temel, and Nicola Weber


Architekturzentrum Wien is Austria’s museum of architecture and has gained international renown as a public space for exhibiting, discussing, and researching the ways in which architecture and urban development influence and shape our everyday life.


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