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Residential home for older people

6020 Innsbruck, City of Innsbruck, Region of Tyrol, AT (Front Runner region) , Austria
Contact Gerald Gaigg

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General description

Residence for Senior citizens, Olympic Village Demographic changes lead to a growing demand of care and accomodation for elderly people within the district. To comply with this Needs, an international tender for an architectural competion was announced in 2011. The Jury awarded ARTEC architects with the first prize, decicive were the urban and landscaping qualities of their contribution. The building is situated on pilotis near the inn river, allowing a penetration of building and public areas. All 118 apartments as the common areas are benefitting from parc and exterior green, the roofs are used as terraces. The construction was finished in autumn 2014 and settled in spring 2015.

Project type

New build

Project scale

individual building

Ownership type


Building type and size

nursing home | retreat home

Energy efficiency and use of renewables

Fact Sheet beacon Residential and nursing home for old people “Olympic Village” Usable floor area (TFA): 7,406 m² Units : 118 Heating Demand (according to PHPP): 14,3kWh/m²a Heating Load (according to PHPP): 26 W/m² Primary Energy Demand (according to PHPP): 95 kWh/(m²a) Airtightness: n50 = 0.6/h (design) Passive House Database ID: 4329 Architect: ARTEC Architekten Bettina Götz + Richard Manahl Architect’s website: http://www.artec-architekten.at/

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