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Marazzi+Paul Architecture and urban design Marazzi+Paul’s acclaimed project – the building complex Das Hamerling in Vienna – strikes the balance between urban development and design quality. The formerly public space was transformed into an elegant, revitalised mixed housing project for private flat owners and assisted senior living for retirees.

generational living concepts and stunning lofts. In December 2015, the building complex was completed and now features 48 exclusive condos, 23 impressive rooftop flats and 59 senior living apartments.

TEXT: ELISABETH DOEHNE | PHOTOS: MARAZZI + PAUL ARCHITEKTEN AG

Vitalisation of historic building The beautiful Hamerling building in Vienna’s urban Josefstadt fits the narrative of transformation: from historic to modern; utilitarian to luxurious. After two years of

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construction, the former municipal building has been completely remodeled to provide housing spaces that match a plurality of lifestyles: private, luxurious flats, multi-

Marazzi+Paul have designed and realised the project to immense critical acclaim.The new tasteful assisted living and apartment complex signals the company’s approach to