Apartment S by IFUB

Industrial retro condominium situated in Vienna, Austria, designed by IFUB.













Description by IFUB

Habitation has all the time had a really particular relevancy in Vienna. Well-known for it´s cooperative dwellings, this challenge exhibits a really totally different aspect of dwelling in Austria´s capital metropolis. The home itself – an artwork déco mansion inbuilt 1931 include three separate flats.

The bottom raised floor flooring condo is owned by the shoppers since 2013. The flat was present in good however time-worn situation when the IFUB* obtained the comission for the conversion. Apart from the small print discovered within the flat itself, childhood reminiscences and a robust private connection of the shopper to the place and different conversions within the current many years needed to be thought-about within the design.Interventions have been subsequently carried out very cautiosly and the ground plan was solely minimally modified.

Particularly thrilling within the design course of was to discover a solution to cope with the unique particulars and furnishings. Constructed-in and freestanding cupboards needed to be built-in wherever attainable and exisiting particulars have been refurbished or newly interpreted the place a preservation was not attainable.

The preservation of the prevailing was basically an necessary a part of the sustainable idea.
Home windows and an enormous a part of the flooring might be renovated as an alternative of being eliminated. Solely the constructing utilities had to get replaced utterly to make place for newer and simpler know-how.

Images by Sorin Morar

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