Location: Architekturzentrum Wien - Old hall
Exhibition: 06 December 2001 - 15 April 2002
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Opening: Wednesday 5 December 2001, 7pm
a - 1060 vienna
phone +43-1-597 35 32
fax +43-1-595 15 88
fasch&fuchs. on "nextroom - architektur im netz" (in german)
born in graz in 1959. studied architecture in graz; diploma 1989 (g. domenig). 1992–98 assistantship at the tu vienna (h. richter).
born in hopfgarten, tirol, in 1958. studied architecture in innsbruck and vienna; diploma 1989 (e. hiesmayr). joint projects with lukas schumacher since 1989. assistantship (1990 e. hiesmayr and 1991–99 h. richter) at the tu vienna.
since 1994 joint office fasch&fuchs.
buildings, projects (select):
1995 renner house, langenzersdorf, lower austria (j. fuchs with l. schumacher, a. konzett)
1996 schwabpost exhibition design, vienna
1998–99 rieberer house, kühlenbrunn, styria; krieglach secondary school, seminar wing
1998 kaiserin elisabeth hospital vienna, schematic design planning, new building and adaptation
1999 baur house, raaba, styria.
knittelfeld hospital, extension and conversion, styria (with l. schumacher)
conversion, salzburg pedagogical academy
carrosserie for light and space
they design buildings like car bodies, like compact chassis for light-weight cabriolets that let their sinews and bones be felt and can visibly respond to the sun and weather, to cities and the countryside. one of fasch&fuchs.' specialties is to develop buildings' cross sections. automobile constructors tend to form their wedge-shaped profiles, swelling up and fading away at various angles, from an outline put to the wind-tunnel test by analyzing such factors as trunks, rear windows, passenger space, windshields and hoods. fasch&fuchs., in turn, construct their profiles by optimizing the incidence of light on static volumes and maximizing this inpour through interior layers and functional levels. [...]