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Scope of Services:             


                            As an internationally operating architecture and engineering company, KNAUER ARCHITECTS has implemented projects in Russia, China, Japan and the European Union and can provide its clients with all consultant services in the field of building construction as a General Planner.


                            The focus is always on fully integrated application of latest findings and technologies in the field of mechanical services, structural design and optimized workflows together with their adaptation to the relevant site-specific conditions.


                 New findings in the area of "renewable energy" and issues like “sustainability” have a particularly high priority in our planning (keyword: "Life cycle costs") as well as low energy -, zero energy -, or plus energy constructions.


                            The field of activities of KNAUER ARCHITECTS ranges from urban planning, architecture and landscape design to interior design.


                            The services range from feasibility studies and reports, concept design and regulatory approval processes to execute and detailed planning.


                            For execution phase, KNAUER ARCHITECTS cooperate with well-known European companies like STRABAG (www.strabag.com) or Unger Steel Group        (www.ungersteel.com).





2011       Award of the Austrian Government for best practice architecture in Lower Austria (for “Office building for the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Wiener Neustadt-Austria”)


2002       The ‘Golden Trowel’- Award of the magazine "Niederösterreich schön gestalten"


2001       Award for Exemplary Architecture by the province of Lower Austria 


2000       Timber Construction Award of the province of Lower Austria (special award for architectural excellence) for “House in Weinviertel, Unterolberndorf – Austria”


1997       Award for Urban Renewal in Vienna


1992       Pilgram Award; Award of the Austrian Stonemason Guild (for “Jeweler Shop-Vienna”)




Different publications, exhibitions and competition awards



Franz Knauer

Architect - CEO


Tel: +43 1 905 4612-0

E-Mail: info@knauerarchitekten.at



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Gabriele Hochholdinger-Knauer



Tel: +43 1 905 4612-0

E-Mail: info@knauerarchitekten.at



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