Best of Austria

Best of Austria

Architecture 2010_11

An attractive survey of award-winning buildings by Austrian architects and realized projects by international architects in Austria in 2010–11.



Title Information

Edited by Architekturzentrum Wien Az W

1st edition

, 2012

Text English and German


272 pages, 275 color and 13 b/w illustrations, 180 plans

22 x 29 cm

ISBN 978-3-906027-11-1


Best of Austria is edited biennially by Architekturzentrum Wien Az W to present award-winning buildings in Austria by Austrian and international architects. Covered are all architecture prizes that have been awarded by public and private institutions or corporations in Austria. Thus each edition provides an up-to-date survey of contemporary architectural culture in Austria.

The new 2010/11 edition presents around160 projects, each with images and a floor plan, section or elevation as well as short introductory texts. Included are projects by such renowned firms as Baumschlager Eberle, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, Hermann & Valentiny and Associates, David Chipperfield Architects, or UNStudio.


Available volumes in the series:

Best of Austria: Architecture 2012_13

Best of Austria: Architecture 2014_15

Best of Austria: Architecture 2016_17

Best of Austria: Architecture 2018_19

Authors & Editors

Klaus-Jürgen Bauer

 1997 doctorate at the Bauhaus University Weimar. Since 1998 architectural office in Eisenstadt. Since 2000 lecturer at the TU Vienna. Member of various design committees, curator, author.

Gordana Brandner-Gruber

Robert Fabach

Manuela Hötzl

Gabriele Kaiser

 lives and works in Vienna as freelance architecture publicist, writer, and curator.

Elke Krasny

Isabella Marboe

Norbert Mayr

Astrid Meyer-Hainisch

Veronika Müller

Andrea Nussbaum

 graduated in communication studies and lives and works as a freelance writer in Vienna.

Romana Ring

Arno Ritter

Robert Temel