Wood Awards 2013 – Modern Wood Architecture – Energy Efficient Homes in Austria

  THE ART OF TIMBER DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

Sustainable, regionally sourced, healthy and energy efficient are some key features the jury of the prestigious “Holzbaupreis” in Vorarlberg, Austria, were looking for in the projects submitted for this years Wood Awards. Since 2005 , the “Timber Construction Art” network is promoting the regional wood industry in the most Western province of Austria with the mission to foster timber design and construction on the highest level. Collaborating is a key strategy for this not-for-profit organization – in marketing, lobbying and education – with supporting members from different sectors such as timber manufacturing, architecture, forestry and construction.

Here are some of the 2013 winners:

Summer Vacation Home - Larch

Summer Vacation Home – Wood=Larch

Interior - Summer Vacation Home - Wood=Larch

Interior – Summer Vacation Home – Wood=Larch

Exterior- Summer Vacation Home - Wood=Larch

Exterior- Summer Vacation Home – Wood=Larch – Adjustable Exterior Shutters

Renovated Farmhouse - Now Guest House

Renovated Farmhouse – Now Guest House

Before - Old Farmhouse

Before – The old Farmhouse

Interior - Guest House

Interior – Old Farmhouse turned Guest House

Haus am Moor

Haus am Moor – Wood=Spruce and Fir harvested on the property

Haus am Moor Interior - Clay harvested on the property used for infloor heating bricks

Haus am Moor Interior – Clay harvested on the property used for infloor heating bricks

House on the Hill - Wood=Fir

House on the Hill – Wood=Fir

House on the Hill Interior - Wood=Fir

House on the Hill Interior – Wood=Fir

House on the Hill

House on the Hill

House R - Shingles throughout - Wood=Fir

House R – Shingles throughout – Wood=Fir

House R - Shingles throughout - Wood=Fir

House R – Shingles throughout – Wood=Fir

House R Interior -  Wood=Fir

House R Interior – Wood=Fir

House R - Shingles throughout - Wood=Fir

House R – Shingles throughout – Wood=Fir

House Barn - Barn turned Single Family Residence

House Barn – Barn turned Single Family Residence

House Barn Exterior  - Barn turned Single Family Residence

House Barn Exterior – Barn turned Single Family Residence

House Hunter Interior - Wood=Larch

House Hunter Interior – Wood=Larch

House Hunter Exterior - Wood=Larch

House Hunter Exterior – Wood=Larch

House Hunter Exterior - Wood=Larch

House Hunter Exterior – Wood=Larch

House Hunter Exterior - Wood=Larch

House Hunter Exterior – Wood=Larch

House S - Farm House Renovation and Addition

House S – Farm House Renovation and Addition

House S Deck - Farm House Renovation and Addition

House S Deck – Farm House Renovation and Addition

House S Interior- Use of Cross Laminated Timber - Wood=Larch

House S Interior- Use of Cross Laminated Timber – Wood=Larch

House S Exterior - Farm House Reno and Addition - Wood=Larch

House S Exterior – Farm House Reno and Addition – Wood=Larch

If you are interested in learning more about the “Holzbaupreis” and Wood Architecture in Austria, please visit the website of  Vorarlberger Holzbau-Kunst.

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