Timber construction in sunny hillside location with valley view.

On a steeply sloping hillside with a beautiful valley view, following the slope line, 3 buildings in complete timber construction bench. The 16 residential units are optimally integrated into the landscape, taking advantage of the topographic conditions.

The natural terrain seems to flow below it. The offer extends over a mix of terraced and multi-storey apartments, with 2 units designed as senior apartments with their own lift access. The development is on the northern crownt of the slope. The buildings are designed as timber prefabricated timber construction with low-energy larch formwork. The generous glazing in the living rooms provide atmospheric views of the valley and the panorama. Overhanging balconies and terraces extend the interior.

Address Am Blumenhang Birkfeld, 8190 Birkfeld

Client Die Frohnleitner, Gem. Steir. Wohnungsunternehmen

Start of Planning 2000

Start of Construction 2001

Completion 2001

Use 16 residential units

Notes 1999 competition, 1st prize

GFA 1.465 m²

UFA 1.221 m²