CUKROWICZ NACHBAUR is a worldwide appreciated firm based in Bregenz, Austria that serves architectural implementation on the highest level, deriving the essence of each project from context, precision, pureness and self-evidence.
The State Museum Vorarlberg in Bregenz is situated among the landscape of Lake Constance, a lake on the Rhine at the northern foot of the Alps. The new headquarters of the museum found its place on an empty lot between solid blocks and the lake, thus the newly designed building enters into beautiful lines of sight from the city towards Lake Constance.
„The design of the new State Museum is developed structurally out of these circumstances, adding a solitary new building at the western end of the row of landmark detached buildings. The concept for the new building itself is based on the principal of architectural continuity”, the team of CUKROWICZ NACHBAUR precises. The former volume is extended of two floors and combined wit the new construction of five-storey volume, together forming the complex that fully satisfies the requirements of the site for functionality as well as beauty.