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¯I site plan
Plan: IFUB* I¯

Apartments SG


Conversion and renovation of two historic apartments

Location: 1070 Vienna

Year: 2019-2020 Team IFUB*: Bernhard Kurz, Clemens Gritl, Johannes Krohne

Together with:
MO architektur / Handling public authorities, construction supervision
GG Ingenieure / Structural Engineers
IB V. Stehno & Partner / Construction physics

Client: private
Sg65 lageplan web 10 x 10
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¯I view from the entrance
photo: MO-Olivia Schrattenecker I¯
Not much remained of the charm these spaces probably once had. The rooms in the production unit of the former shoe manufacturers, “Andreas Neider,” in Vienna’s 7th district, were probably always pretty simple, even back in the day. In the “Apartments SG” nothing original was left, except for the bare concrete structure. To address this situation and the resulting longstanding vacancy, the rooms have now been given

a new lease of life,

complete with up-to-date and efficient heating systems and services.
Ifub sg bad wohnen
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¯I apartments before
photo: IFUB* I¯
The premises

before the conversion.

A previous attempt at interior remodeling had been abandoned before IFUB* was entrusted with the task.
Ifub sg wohnraum vorher
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¯I central living room
photo: MO-Olivia Schrattenecker I¯
Ifub sg wohnraum 1
The two apartments were each designed to house a spacious

central living space

with direct access to a terrace. Apartments with outdoor space are a rare and sought-after commodity in Vienna, which is why the apartments were specifically designed to include generously proportioned terraces.
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¯I central living room
photo: MO-Olivia Schrattenecker I¯
Ifub sg wohnraum 2
High-quality, solid-oak

herringbone parquet

was laid in all rooms except the bathrooms. The steps out to the terrace were designed to match.
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¯I bathroom with tub
photo: MO-Olivia Schrattenecker I¯

The bathrooms

feature handmade English tiles and traditional Moroccan plaster (Tadelakt). High-quality fittings in black add contrast.
Ifub sg bad 2
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¯I Bathroom with shower
photo: MO-Olivia Schrattenecker I¯
Ifub sg bad 3

Tadelakt

provides a wonderful surface for wet rooms. The silky lime plaster is applied in several steps – it is rubbed and waxed until it is waterproof and takes on a pleasant tactile quality.
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¯I the tiles
photo: MO-Olivia Schrattenecker I¯
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The special thing about the blue tiles is that each one is

unique

due to the way they are produced. This creates lively surfaces that nevertheless appear homogenous and calm.
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¯I furnishing proposal
Rendering: IFUB* I¯
Ifub sg wohnraum render 2
Sleek

visualizations

of the interior were drawn up to assist the sale of the properties. Here: the view from the living room into the kitchen.
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¯I furnishing proposal
Rendering: IFUB* I¯
Ifub sg wohnraum render 1
How the new owners come to furnish their apartments will probably remain a mystery. We can get an idea of how they could look from a proposed

furnishing scheme:

here, a view from the dining room.
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¯I Floorplan before the conversion
Plan: IFUB* I¯

floorplan before the conversion

Sg65 grundriss alt web 15 x 20
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¯I floorplan after the conversion
Plan: IFUB* I¯

floorplan after the conversion

Sg65 grundriss neu web 15 x 20