Güssing Agriculture School

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Year

2013

Venue

Güssing

State

Completed

Category

Education

Size

4.404 m²

Year

Venue

State

Category

Size

2013

Güssing

Completed

Education

4.404 m²

Year

2013

Venue

Güssing

State

Completed

Category

Education

Size

4.404 m²

Agriculture School Güssing

This project is based on a complete new construction of the entire complex. The alternative proposal to retain and adapt parts of the existing complex was rejected, as renovating the existing buildings, while a major undertaking, would still not provide the facilities required to run the school in a way that meets contemporary demands.

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The are laid out around a central courtyard. On the one hand this ensures short routes and a clear overview from every point in the yard. This layout allows the staff to carry out their daily work with maximum efficiency. A continuous canopy roof provides protection from the weather in accessing all parts of the complex. The stables intervene radically in the surroundings and are surrounded by open spaces, air and sunlight. This establishes an adequate relationship to outdoor space for the animals. The services wing that provides a termination to the northwest that offers protection from the elements.

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To a large extent, resource-saving and recyclable building materials are used.

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The stables are laid out around a central courtyard. On the one hand this ensures short routes and a clear overview from every point in the yard. This layout allows the staff to carry out their daily work with maximum efficiency. A continuous canopy roof provides protection from the weather in accessing all parts of the complex. The stables intervene radically in the surroundings and are surrounded by open spaces, air and sunlight. This establishes an adequate relationship to outdoor space for the animals. The services wing that provides a termination to the northwest that offers protection from the elements.

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Architecture

Pichler & Traupmann Architects

Entwurfsteam

Christoph Degendorfer
Bartosz Lewandowski

Project team

Barbara Aull
Klemens Gabriel
Steve Stiglmayr
Wolfgang Windt
Luca Baumgartner
Clemens B. Hasler
Christoph Degendorfer
Bartosz Lewandowski

Client

BELIG Beteiligungs- und Liegenschafts GmbH

Structural design, Building physics:

RWT PLUS ZT GmbH, Vienna

MEP engineering

DIE HAUSTECHNIKER Technisches Büro GmbH, Jennersdorf

Structural fire protection

Norbert Rabl ZT GmbH, Graz

Soil reports

Woschitz Engineering ZT GmbH, Oberwart

Stable organisation consultant

Dipl. Ing. Breininger, Landwirtschaftskammer Steiermark

Design of stable equipment

Planungsbüro Minichshofer, Enns

General contractor

Bauunternehmung Granit GmbH, Feldkirchen bei Graz

Wood construction

Strobl Bau - Holz Bau GmbH, Weiz

Hard facts

Start of planning: 2013

Start of construction: 2014

Completion: 2015

Usable floor area: 3.096,93 m²

Gross floor area: 4.404,78 m²

Scope: Designer with responsibility for all design services

Location: Güssing, Austria

Function: Agriculture school and enterprise

Photographs

Paul Ott

Renderings

Pichler & Traupmann Architects

Awards

BAU.GENIAL Preis 2015
WOOD DESIGN & BUILDING AWARD 2015 - Citation
Holzbaupreis Burgenland 2016
Architizer A+ Jury Winner 2016
Nominierung Bauherrenpreis 2016