University of Applied Arts Vienna 1990 – 2011
Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel 2016
Edited by Gerald Bast, Rector
Editors: Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts Vienna,
Klaus Bollinger, Roswitha Janowski-Fritsch, Anja Jonkhans, Baerbel Mueller
ISBN 978 – 3‑99043 – 440‑6
Wolf D. Prix, founder of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU was more than 20 years head of Studio Prix at the Angewandte in Vienna. His architectural visions shaped the studio with radical concepts, high profile strategies and right from the beginning enabled students to develop projects for the world of the future.
Studio Prix was a creative cluster with intense teaching. This publication contains a selection of projects and diploma works of students as well as statements of international friends like Hitoshi Abe, Hernan Diaz Alonso, Klaus Bollinger, Chris Bangle, Aaron Betsky, Marion Coyula-Cowley, Gregor Eichinger, Peter Eisenman, Zaha Hadid, Catherine Ingraham, Bettina Götz, Lars Lerup, Greg Lynn, Thom Mayne, Eric Owen Moss, Peter Noever, Carl Pruscha, Hani Rashid, Michael Rotondi, Patrik Schumacher, Peter Sellars, Lebbeus Woods as well as a teaching staff and theoreticians such as Günther Feuerstein, Sanford Kwinter, Hans Ulrich Reck and Christian Reder. (Text Birkhäuser)