Fuchs, Langen
Fuchs, Langen

Project Information


  • Project Leader
    Martin Rümmele
  • Builder-Owner
    Dr. Reinhard Fuchs



    Project facts
    n.b.ar. 425 m², GFA 470 m²,
    GBV 1.384 m³

    Text Hermann Kaufmann + Partner ZT GmbH,
    Translation Bronwen Rolls

    Photo Ignacio Martinez

    Project Stakeholders
    • Structural Engineering
      Mader + Flatz Baustatik ZT GmbH, Bregenz

    Fuchs, Langen

    Calming lines and a soft design approach to a family home.

    Replacing the dilapidated farmhouse in this exposed location is a spacious, modern family home. Horizontal calming lines, in combination with the reduced height of the building accentuate the deign language of this property.

    »I do not use chemical wood protection. The roof overhang provides sufficient constructive protection.«

    Univ.-Prof. Arch. DI Hermann Kaufmann

    With exception to the mountain-side basement rooms, everything is designed in timber with all visible timber in native fir. Both the ceiling and the roof are constructed with partially cantilevered hollow box elements, which protect the facades and windows.

    The generous glazing is the reaction to the wonderful location with a great view of the surrounding Bregenzerwald. Particular attention was paid to differentiated outdoor spaces. Generous covered areas offer a variety of accommodation options in this unique location.

    Project Details


    • House in Fuchs
      ZN B-023, Bahamon Alejandror, houses on the edge, S. 108-115
    • Traumhafte Aussichten
      ZN Z-113, Jörg Pfäffinger, Mikado, 09/2004, S. 40-44
    • Holz und Glas sorgen für Wohnkomfort
      ZN Z-117, Jörg Pfäffinger, Das Bauzentrum | Baukultur, 12/2004, S. 16-19
    • “Vorarlberg” und “Moderner Holzau” gehören einfach zusammen
      ZN Z-114, Jörg Pfäffinger, Entree, 02/2005, S. 68-77
    • Wohnen mit Weitblick
      ZN Z-126, Jörg Pfäffinger, bba 09/2006, S. 26-28