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From wood to wonders
HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER, from wood to wonders

Church and community center of Rif

© Architekt Walter Klasz, www.klasz.at
© Architekt Walter Klasz, www.klasz.at
© Architekt Walter Klasz, www.klasz.at
© Architekt Walter Klasz, www.klasz.at

The horizontal separation of the shown structure creates an esteemed parishion to the church and a wide forecourt for the communal spaces on the lower level. The supporting structure of the church as a folded solid wood construction shows a modern and efficient use of the product cross laminated timber. The church and the community center convince through a consistent detail and the spatial quality of the interior and exterior spaces.

Project information
Location: Rif in Salzburg
Customer: Holzform Holzbau GmbH, Abersee
Architect: klaszkleeberger zt-gmbh, architect Klasz www.klasz.at
Structural analysis and design: Dimitris Stefanoudakis; Hanel Carlo Ciavistrelli
Building owner: Parish of Rif | Archdiocese of Salzburg | City of Hallein
Year of construction: 2014
Products used: Cross laminated timber, glued laminated timber.
Special features: Application of cross laminated timber as a folded construction.
Award for the "Holzbaupreis Salzburg" 2015.
Recognition "Landesarchitekturpreis" 2014.