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Panel Discussion

Best of Austria. Architecture 2006_2007

Book Presentation and Panel Discussion

Wed 28.01.2009, 19:00-21:00

Best of Austria. Architecture 2006_2007

(in German)

Book Presentation

Dietmar Steiner, director of the Az W
Barbara Feller, The Austrian Platform for Architectural Policy and Building Culture
Claudia Schmied, Minister of Education, Arts and Culture

The Panel

Barbara Feller, The Austrian Platform for Architectural Policy and Building Culture
Bettina Götz, architect
Günter Koberg, Styrian architecture policy coordinator
Bruno Sandbichler, speaker for IG-Architektur
Simon Speigner, architect, chairperson of the Architektur LKB Salzburg commission
Moderated by: Dietmar Steiner

Followoing the Austrian report on the culture of building presented in 2007, ‘Best of Austria’ (Publisher: Holzhausen) presents an impressive survey of current architectural production and achievements in Austria in a presentation of photographs, plans and brief texts covering 180 award-winning projects from the years 2006 and 2007. Initiated by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture and published by the Architekturzentrum Wien, the book provides full coverage of the awards, complete with a comprehensive index. The presentation is accompanied by a discussion of the current situation and potential developments in the culture of building in Austria.

compiled by Barbara Feller
organisation, images compiled by Andrea Seidling
book design: Gabriele Lenz
with an essay by Hubertus Adam
authors: Klaus-Juergen Bauer, Gordana Brandner-Gruber, Robert Fabach, Barbara Feller, Eva Guttmann, Manuela Hoetzl, Anne Isopp, Gabriele Kaiser, Elke Krasny, Marion Kuzmany, Isabella Marboe, Norbert Mayr, Astrid Meyer, Veronika Mueller, Andrea Nussbaum, Romana Ring, Robert Temel

Admission free!