Design studio Destilat drew focus to the artwork of winemaking by making use of a “lowered color language” inside Clemens Strobl vineyard in northeast Austria.
Clemens Strobl is situated within the Kirchberg am Wagram municipality of Decrease Austria, a area recognised for producing a wealthy number of wine cultures.
The vineyard, which is shortlisted within the giant workspace class of this yr’s Dezeen Awards, consists of two gabled barns which might be linked by a ribbon of gridded glass.
Prime picture: The vineyard occupies two former barns. Above: The barns are linked by gridded glass.
One of many barns has been restored, and nonetheless boasts its unique brick facade. The opposite had fallen right into a state past restore and has been changed by a up to date white-painted construction.
The greyscale areas that design studio Destilat has created inside the vineyard are available response to the temporary of the proprietor, who wished the interiors to have an understated design in order that the craft of winemaking might be the point of interest.
The inside of the vineyard has been accomplished in shades of gray
“The purchasers requested for ‘as little design as doable’ for his or her premises, and we reacted to this request with a really lowered color language and design vocabulary in addition to an equally puristic materials choice,” mentioned the studio, which works between places of work in Vienna and Linz.
“Gray in all of its nuances places the winemaking course of entrance and centre.”
A tasting room slots beneath the vaulted roof of the wine cellar
Off-white Heraklith tiles – that are crafted from a combination of wooden and wool – have been utilized throughout the vineyard’s ceiling, whereas the ground is polished concrete.
To 1 facet of the bottom ground lies a storage and bathroom amenities, whereas on the opposite is a big cellar the place metallic tanks and barrels of wine are saved.
This house is topped by a lofty vaulted ceiling, beneath which a glass-fronted quantity has been slotted to accommodate a tasting room.
Gray-stained spruce wooden clads the vineyard’s kitchen space
A two-level module clad in grey-stained spruce wooden sits on the centre of the vineyard’s floor ground. On the backside of the module lies a kitchen that options wine bottle-lined cabinets.
A flight of black metallic stairs can then be used to achieve the informal assembly space that sits up prime.
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Gray-tinged spruce extends to cowl the prolonged walkway that extends throughout the primary ground, main as much as an open-plan workplace space for vineyard employees.
Black metallic stairs lead as much as an off-the-cuff assembly space
Apart from a few sofas and armchairs which were dotted alongside the periphery of the vineyard, Destilat has in any other case left a majority of areas empty in order that they will act as a “stage” for the pure gentle streaming in from the home windows. The additional room will also be put to make use of for various occasions hosted at Clemens Strobl.
Decor is obtainable by a classic water effectively that the studio sourced in Higher Austria.
An extended walkway results in places of work for vineyard employees
Destilat is led by artistic trio Harald Hatschenberger, Thomas Neuber and Henning Weimer. Earlier initiatives by the studio embrace a home that cantilevers to create a shelter above its entrance, and a wood-clad residence that staggers down a hillside.
Its Clemens Strobl vineyard will compete head-to-head within the Dezeen Awards in opposition to initiatives reminiscent of The Audo by Norm Architects – a boutique resort in Copenhagen that doubles up as a showroom and places of work for furnishings model Menu.