HoHo Wien Timber Tower, Austria Tall Building

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HoHo Wien Timber Tower

Serviced Apartments, offices, Hotel and Gym Development in Austria design by RLP Rüdiger Lainer + Partner

11 Oct 2016

HoHo Wien

Design: RLP Rüdiger Lainer + Partner, architects

Location: Janis Joplin Promenade 26, 1220 Vienna, Austria

HoHo Wien Tower

HoHo Wien

HoHo Wien: Groundbreaking for the Timber Tower

On October 12, the time has come. Clients, architects and engineers access to the blade, to officially celebrate the start of construction of the 84 meter high tower in Vienna’s district Seestadt Aspern. Thus HoHo Tower in Vienna is currently the tallest wooden skyscraper with 24 floors in the world that is actually in construction. As general contractor, the handler group was chosen by builders cetus Baudevelopment GmbH. Completion of this RLP-Project is expected in 2018.

Timber Tower HoHo

The timber tower HoHo Wien
The conceptual approach of RLP Rüdiger Lainer + Partner combines an innovative wood construction system with an efficient building structure. The 84 meter tower shows the advantages of the wood hybrid system over pure timber construction. Reinforcing concrete cores support vertical circulation and supply. The timber construction is docked on to provide the volumes for actual building use. The combination of conceptual ideas makes sustainability possible: wood is easy on the environment.

Timber Tower HoHo

Variable ground plans ensure that the building will be used for many years to come. Wood is a perceptible part of the spatial atmosphere and helps to make the user feel at home. Economy, ecology and added cultural value together create a communicating system. The tripartite high-rise creates a screen for the central square of a new city district in north-east Vienna. The mix of functions in the HoHo Vienna Tower ensures that “after six o’clock in the evening the lights do not go out”. The result is a lively center, whose sculptural and concise architecture accentuates the place.

Timber Tower HoHo

HoHo Wien Timber Tower – Building Information

Owner / Client: cetusBaudevelopment GmbH, Bmstr. Ing. Caroline Palfy / Günter Kerbler / Kerbler Holding
Concept and Architecture: RLP Rüdiger Lainer+Partner;
Arch. Univ.Prof. Rüdiger Lainer + Arch. DI Oliver Sterl
Structural engineering, physics: RWT+ZT GmbH
Fireprotection planning: Kunz – die innovativen Brandschutzplaner
Building services: Dr. Ronald Mischek ZT GmbH
Renderings: office le nomade, A3ZO, cy architecture

Gross floor area: 25.000 sqm = 269.097 sq ft
Area to let: 19.500 sqm = 209.896 sq ft
Type: high rise building with hybrid-construction of wood and concrete
Floors: 24
Hight: 84 meters
Use: flats, offices, hotel, serviced apartments, wellness

Start of construction: 12th October 2016
Completion: appr. 2 years
Investment: 65 mio. €

Timber Tower HoHo

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HoHo Tower in Vienna

Location: Janis Joplin Promenade 26, 1220 Vienna, Austria, central Europe

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