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

Sparkasse Villacher Strasse

© Walter Fritz
© Ferdinand Neumüller

The basement is made of reinforced concrete and was partially dug into the gently sloping terrain. The two upper floors are built of prefabricated cross-laminated timber elements with exposed surfaces in the region of the walls and ceilings, the exterior walls are designed as a timber frame construction. The façade system consists of untreated larch and pre-greyed planking. The various rooms are arranged around the atrium in the centre of the building.

Project information
Location: Klagenfurt
Customer: Rubner Holzbau GmbH
Architect: Dietger Wissounig Architekten ZT GmbH
Structural analysis and design: DI Josef Koppelhuber
Building owner: Kärntner Sparkasse AG
Year of construction: 2014
Products used: Cross-laminated timber
Special features: Kärntner Holzbaupreis 2015 Recognition Award [Carinthia Timber Construction Prize 2015]