This eighth edition of Best of Austria offers a survey of the creative and economic achievements of Austrian architecture firms and the country’s building culture in general, exemplified by the projects and people who have been awarded national and international architecture prizes in 2020 and 2021. The book features 117 buildings through photos, plans and concise texts by renowned authors. In addition, distinguished individuals, architectural teams and institutions are introduced in brief portraits. An introductory essay by Triin Ojari, director of the Estonian Museum of Architecture in Tallinn, analyses architectural events and building culture in Austria with an outside perspective. The book is rounded out by a detailed index providing relevant information on the various awards.
> Architekturzentrum Wien Az W is Austria’s museum of architecture and has gained international renown as a public space for exhibiting, discussing and researching the ways in which architecture and urban development influence and shape our everyday life.