new university of vienna campus: hitoshi abe new university of vienna campus: hitoshi abe
jan 28, 2009

new university of vienna campus: hitoshi abe

new campus of the vienna university of economics and business, building all images © hitoshi abe for WU wien GmbH

 

 

 

japanese architectural firm atelier hitoshi abe have been announced the winner of the new campus of the vienna university of economics and business competition (WU). their design the ‘mille feuille’ (french – thousand sheets) consist of two main sections. the building is organized around three distinct outdoor spaces; the north plaza bordered by student amenities, the central corridor which contains department entries and the south boundary that connects students to nature. the organixation of long thin layers allows the building to be responsive to different site conditions and provides flexibility for future adaptation.

new campus of the vienna university of economics and business, building – detail

new campus of the vienna university of economics and business building – night view

new campus of the vienna university of economics and business building – night view

new campus of the vienna university of economics and business building related: designboom interview with hitoshi abe

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