daniel fugenschuh architekt: office under the garden
daniel fugenschuh architekt: office under the garden daniel fugenschuh architekt: office under the garden
feb 29, 2012
daniel fugenschuh architekt: office under the garden

‘office under the garden’ by daniel fugenschuh architekt in innsbruck, austria
all images courtesy daniel fugenschuh architekt
image © christian flatscher

austrian practice daniel fugenschuh architekt has completed ‘office under the garden’, a new underground
workspace for the atelier in innsbruck, austria. an annex project located in the garden of a townhouse
which housed the office before, the design utilizes the natural slope of the plot to seamlessly integrate
the building into the land.

within context
image © christian flatscher

inserted into the edge of a south-facing slope, the office features a fully-glazed elevation which
looks out on to the road. the presence of the stone retaining wall is maintained by incorporating
the flanking structure as an extension of the front facade. a slim elevated terrace provides outdoor space
by the street while a garage door to the left leads down to a small underground parking floor.

street view
image © christian flatscher

south facade
image © christian flatscher

view from within
image © christian flatscher

workspace under loft level
image © christian flatscher

cantilevering stairs
image © christian flatscher

loft level
image © christian flatscher

south facade at night
image © christian flatscher

image © christian flatscher

night view
image © christian flatscher

(left) floor plan / level 0
(right) floor plan / level +1


front elevation

project info:

floor area: 306 m2
structural engineer: alfred brunnsteiner
passive housing technology mechanical engineer: drexel + white
lighting designer: ferdinand hollrigl

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