Palliative Pavilion Wilhelminenspital in Vienna, Austria has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2013.

The site of the new building, between pavilion 23 in the east and the pavilion 22 in the west, has a substantial amount of conifer and deciduous trees. The design focused on keeping as many as possible of the existing tree population.
33 of the existing 44 trees will be kept.


CLIENT / Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbund
TYPOLOGY / Hospital
AREA/CAPACITY / 2.000 m²
WORKSTAGES / Invited Competition, 1st Prize
PROJECT TEAM / M. Bambuch, D. Cassini, M. Nardelli, A. Nikumaru
CONSULTANT / M&E: DI. Samek   LANDSCAPE: yesdesign

PHOTO CREDITS / Rupert Steiner