Date of Publishing
Jul 2015

Editor
Florian Aicher, Hermann Kaufmann

Publisher
Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2015

ISBN

978-3-421-04002-2


Links
DVA online shop [ext. Link]
Südwestpresse [ext. Link]

Animating History – Converting a farmhouse in Bregenzerwald

Building in the Bregenzerwald -a culture that is steeped in history, functions in the present and resonates into the future.

The building culture of the Bregenzerwald is internationally renowned. It combines traditional craftsmanship with contemporary, high-quality architecture. The most important building projects in the region are the conversion of old farmhouses into contemporary residential buildings.

This book presents 17 of the best conversations in short articles, humorous photos and detailed plans. For each project there is information on the specificity of the design task, with the history of the house type and the socio-economic background of rural building culture. In addition, the major construction related problems are discussed and practical solutions are presented. Building in the Bregenzerwald: a culture that is steeped in history, functions in the present and resonates into the future.