After a fantastic, creative but sometimes challenging year 2021 we wish you MERRY CHRISTMAS and a FANTASTIC NEW YEAR 2022! Hope to meet you all soon to discuss new projects in Italy or Austria… Images: Michael Atzenhofer, Architect & Friends
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Hello! News from Architect and Friends!
After completing some very interesting projects we worked on in 2019 and 2020, we have published some images on our updated and expanded website. The projects include the renovation of Villa Gerolimich from 1956 in Grado, Italy and the expansion of the Genießerrestaurant at the Döllerer Genusswelten in Golling, Austria. Our website got a total…… Continue reading Hello! News from Architect and Friends!
Good to be back! (Or better not?)
As the world is slowly reopening, easing lockdown measures, everyone is adapting to new realities – so do we! Traveling between Italy and Austria is still impossible. For this reason we want to share a list of interesting exhibitions (re)opening soon. If you are currently or soon in one of these great cities don’t miss:…… Continue reading Good to be back! (Or better not?)
Grado, My Happy Place 2020! Support your favorite business!
Inspired by many creative ideas and initiatives around the globe Architect & Friends together with Hotel Savoy Grado had the idea to launch the platform GRADO, MY HAPPY PLACE! dedicated to the the support of suffering hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and many other services hit by Covid-19. Joining forces with Consorzio Grado Turismo, Architect & Friends…… Continue reading Grado, My Happy Place 2020! Support your favorite business!
HIP News today…!
Architect and Friends is featured in the latest HIP Hotels Magazine (July/August 2019 issue) with its project of 14 brand new rooms at Hotel Savoy in Grado, Italy: HIP HOTELS MAGAZINE PDF ARCHITECT AND FRIENDS If you like our work please don’t hesitate to book a room here! Image: Hip Hotels
Architect and Friends Summer Break 2019!
Yes, after an inspiring season with many great projects in the works it’s time to take a break! Please find out more about our recently completed project “Grado Porto” and enjoy summer wherever you are right now… See you refreshed this September! http://www.architect-and-friends.com
Modernism Week 2019 – Follow us on Twitter!
Come with us! – Find our latest news, images and great finds during Modernism Week 2019 on Twitter @architectontour Image: Michael Atzenhofer, Architect
Merry Christmas from Architect and Friends!
After a very successful year time has come to take a break also for us here at Architect and Friends. So many great projects like the Golling Loft or the first room of the Hotel Savoy Renovation in Grado have been completed in 2018 and many new ones started and will continue in 2019. So what…… Continue reading Merry Christmas from Architect and Friends!
This is Frank Sinatra and this is Palm Springs!
During this year’s Modernism Week in Palm Springs, a second, very cool event called ADAFF 2018 Film Series (Architecture Design Art Film Festival) took place showing 3o architecture and design films as well as documentaries like Frey Part 1 – The Architectural Envoy. But there was one film that was able to combine the life…… Continue reading This is Frank Sinatra and this is Palm Springs!
Decorative elements in Architecture, then and now!
During the 1950s, 60s and 70s a simple but beautiful element has been used for various reasons like ventilation, shading or privacy in large and small scale projects around the world – the Concrete Screen Block! In Europe, the Americas or even in Africa these simple but beautiful bricks with their sheer endless decorations and…… Continue reading Decorative elements in Architecture, then and now!
Introducing Architect and Friends Furniture!
Time has come to introduce something brand new here at Architect and Friends! Our exciting first selection of furniture originally designed for our projects recently completed in Italy and Austria. The Swing 411 for Hotel Savoy and the 1964 Table for a Mid-Century modern renovation in Grado, Italy. Designing custom made furniture for our projects has…… Continue reading Introducing Architect and Friends Furniture!
Season’s Greetings from Architect and Friends!
A succsessful and exciting year is coming to an end leaving many emotions, ideas and new friends! We would like to thank you all for following us and Architect on Tour will continue to provide news about architecture, interiors and many more in 2018! Un anno felice e pieno di emozioni sta per finire lasciando…… Continue reading Season’s Greetings from Architect and Friends!
New exhibition: Form follows Rule @ Az W Vienna
Architecture is often constrained, dictated or overregulated by building codes and other rules in many different ways but who has ever asked users or inhabitants of today’s architecture and urban development if they really want to spend their lives like this! A new exhibition at Vienna’s Az W brings this overregulation to the fore: Laws,…… Continue reading New exhibition: Form follows Rule @ Az W Vienna
A NESPRESSO MORNING WITH ANDREAS DÖLLERER IN A HOTEL DESIGNED BY ARCHITECT AND FRIENDS!
Great news and personal gladness today here at Architect and Friends! Nespresso shot the latest episode of their mini-series “A NESPRESSOMORNING WITH …” at Genusswelten Döllerer designed and realized by Michael and Johanna Atzenhofer. Nespresso asked Andreas Döllerer what a perfect morning looks like for this busy gourmet who cooks with passion and on the…… Continue reading A NESPRESSO MORNING WITH ANDREAS DÖLLERER IN A HOTEL DESIGNED BY ARCHITECT AND FRIENDS!
Modernism Week 2.0 – Architecture for the people: John Lautner at its best!
During this year’s Modernism Week in Palm Springs by accident we started our very own John Lautner special! On Friday, February 17th 2017 a star dedicated to this outstanding architect was unveiled next to the Palm Springs Architecture Design Center, a lecture series took place at the Annenberg Theater (with Alan Hess) and the film…… Continue reading Modernism Week 2.0 – Architecture for the people: John Lautner at its best!
Book of the week: A must have Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide
As mentioned in our previous posts, Modernism Week in Palm Springs nears and we are already planning our next trip to Southern California. Today we want to share our latest find with you: Phaidon’s Mid-Century Modern Architecture Guide This handbook – the first ever to focus on the architectural wonders of the West Coast of the…… Continue reading Book of the week: A must have Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide