News: Rotterdam firm MVRDV has won a contest to design a new addition to the Vienna skyline by proposing a 110-metre tower with an "elegant, hourglass figure" that will reduce the impact of its shadow (+ slideshow). More »
Architect Jochen Specht has doubled the size of a 1960s house in rural Austria by encasing its stone walls behind a new facade made up of dark timber, concrete and plenty of windows (+ slideshow). More »
A team of Austrian students installed a model city in the centre of Vienna to show how much housing and infrastructure could be built with the €19 billion (£15 billion) that the government is paying to bail out a local bank (+ slideshow). More »
Following the popularity of a lakeside home featuring intricately patterned wooden screens, we've collected together spectacular examples of Austrian architecture from the pages of Dezeen and added them to a new Pinterest board.
Ornate patterns have been carved into the wooden screens that surround this lakeside villa in western Austria, designed by Viennese architect Alexander Diem (+ slideshow). More »
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