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Holzbauer, Wilhelm


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Wilhelm Holzbauer, Scientific Department of the University of Salzburg



Holzbauer, Wilhelm, b. Salzburg, Sept. 3, 1930, architect. 1950-1953 student of C. Holzmeister at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, 1956-1957 at M. I. T. in Cambridge, 1957-1959 visiting professor in Canada and the USA, until 1964 member of the Arbeitsgruppe 4, from 1964 had his own office in Vienna, 1977-1998 professor at the Hochschule für angewandte Kunst (now University of Applied Arts) in Vienna. Exponent of "pragmatic" architecture with monumental symbolism, physiognomical precision and manneristical superelevation. Spacious arrangement of complex buildings. Numerous international awards.



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Wilhelm Holzbauer. Photo, 1995.


Works: Bildungshaus St. Virgil, Salzburg, 1965-1976; residential estate "Wohnen morgen", Vienna, 1973-1979; Vorarlberg Landhaus, Bregenz, 1975-1981 (with G. Mätzler, N. Schweitzer, N. Rapf); city hall and opera, Amsterdam (with C. Dam and Bijovet en Holt); Scientific Department of the University of Salzburg, 1978-1986 (with H. Ekhart, S. Hübner, G. Ladstätter and M. Marschalek); Biozentrum at the University of Frankfurt a. M., 1988-1993 (with E. Mayr); office block Lasallestraße/Praterstern, Vienna, 1990-1993 (with H. Glück, K. Hlaweniczka, H. Lintl, G. Lippert); Ringstraßengalerien, Vienna, 1990-1993 (with G. Lippert); Andromeda Tower, Vienna, 1993-1997; memorial for all victims of the Battle of Stalingrad, Wolgograd, 1996; Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 1996; Austrian National Bank, addition, 1997; Tech-Gate Vienna, 2000.

Literature: W. H., Bauten und Projekte 1953-85, 1985; W.H., Bauten und Projekte 1985-1990, 1990; F. Achleitner, W. H. Buildings and Projects - Bauten und Projekte, 1995; W. H. Arbeiten aus den letzten 5 Jahren des vergangenen Jahrtausends, exhibition catalogue, Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna 2000.


 
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