austrian embassy bangkok

An embassy building as a representative of one nation in another cultural area acts as an important social, cultural and technological link, respecting characteristics of both countries lead to a symbiotic space. austrian achievements in the field of research, culture, technology and production intertwines with culture specific thai way of living and building traditions. The created ensemble of five functionally different buildings offers an inspiring atmosphere for environmental, traditional and technological exchange within contemporary architecture. Photovoltaik modules, optimized glass elements, low tech cooling system and construction details are technical innovations combined with local materials such as laterite, travertine and teak.

2013-2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

Nominee for the Mies van der Rohe Award, EU.

Green GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2018, Chicago Athenaeum, USA.

Austrian Green Planet Building Award 2018, Vienna Austria.

LEAF Award 2019 Shortlisted - Leading European Architects Forum.

Architizer A+ Awards 2019 Finialist, New York USA.

The Plan Award 2019 Honorable Mention, Rome Italy.

1.Prize, EU-wide 2 level general planning tender competition.
BMEIA Federal Ministery for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.
GFA 1.271 sqm.

further information

Program:
New Construction Embassy and Consulate including Outdoor Facilities

Client:
BMEIA Federal Ministery for European and International Affairs, Vienna

Architecture:
Design- HOLODECK architects
Project team - Marlies Breuss, Michael Ogertschnig, Johannes Müller, Suchon Mallikamarl, Peter Hundt, Chloe Priou, Alexsander Garber, Elitsa Tsankova

Consultants:
Structural Engineer - Gmeiner I Haferl, Vienna
Building Physics + Simulation - IPJ Ingenieurbüro P.Jung, Vienna
House Technics - PGG Graz, PSMC Bangkok
Consultant - Focer Aces
Photovoltaic roof - Aero Bangkok
Photography - Ketsiree Wongwan

Scope of work:
HOA/A, §3 (1)-(8); General planning

Dimension:
Floor area 1.271 m2, PV roof 590 m2