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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Top Architects Austria
Home run: how HNP architects help to shape the ever-evolving architectural landscape of Vienna “In the beginning, there is the sketch”. Heinz Neumann looks back on decades of work experience and is still known to haunt his own offices at night to mull over the good old blueprint, on paper. TEXT: CORNELIA BRELOWSKI
He is the central figure in the team of architects and engineers known as HNP architects, with his younger partners Florian
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Rode and Oliver Oszwald.- an enterprise which today counts more than 70 co-workers. A Viennese at heart, Heinz Neumann has
left remarkable footprints in the city's landscape from reviving impressive remnants of the k. & k. monarchy era, as in the case of the recently opened Park Hyatt, now one of the city’s most luxurious hotels, to hightech endeavours like his iconic Uniqua tower, set right by the Danube canal in the heart of Vienna. The 75-metre high office building features a futurist outline, a flash-
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