Residential district and lemons for Vienna By YES studio + PLAYstudio

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Design Team
YES studio + PLAYstudio, Dr. Ronald Mischek ZT GmbH.
Dr. Ronald Mischek ZT GmbH, Arch. DI. Martin Lehner, DI Susan Glöckner (Project manager); Dr. Ronald Mischek ZT GmbH, DI Michael Härtel (Structural calculator)
ÖSW Österreichisches Siedlungswerk Gemeinnützige Wohnungsaktiengesellschaft. Feldgasse 6-8, 1080 Wien. Krottenbach Geminnützige Bau-, Wohnungs- und Siedlungsgenossenschaft reg.Gen.m.b.H. Pyrkergasse 1, 1190 Wien.
Strabag AG Hoch- und Ingenieurbau.
Superficies Areas
Plot area: 11.409,70 m²; Constructed area: 5.266,67 m²
Competition: 2003; Preliminary project start date: 2007; Date of start of works: 2014: Completion date works: 2016.
1.450 €/m²
Project of 115 houses, commercial areas, workshops, green area and car parks in Perfektastrasse 58.
Dirección Location
Perfektastraße 58, 1230 Vienna.

Javier Yáñez YES studio

Javier Yáñez obtained the 2001 'Forte' award for best academic career at Alicante School of Architecture . BSc Degree in Architecture with honours by the University of Alicante (end-of-degree Extraordinary Prize). Grant awarded by the ARQUIA foundation to work with Norman Foster in his London studio. MArch in Complex Architectures by EPSA, University of Alicante and D.E.A. (Master in Advance Studies in Housing and Institutional Project Buildings) by ETSAM, Madrid Polytechnic University. 

He founded 'YIC studio' in 2005 of the study and from 2009 directs 'YES studio', a clear commitment to innovation, research and architectural production from a multidisciplinary environment.

Work awarded and displayed in different cultural European forums in Alicante, Madrid, Albacete, Barcelona, Valencia, Venice, Salzburg, Athens, Rome, Dordretch, Vienna, Oslo, Stavanger and London.  Published in different specialized media such as Pasajes de Arquitectura,  Architektur.Aktuell, Tribuna de la Construcción, Quaderns, VIA  Arquitectura,  Arquitectos  del  CSAE, Architectural  Review  Magazine,  Archi-inform,  Europan  España,  Europan  Europa and other architecture catalogues. 

Thinking Architecture Forum Curator since 2006 at Alicante Architect Association (CTAA). La Mandorla editor-in-Chief at ‘Informacion’ newspaper, exploring and discussing architecture and urban controversies in a city. Active participation in a wide range of cultural workshops, building design forums, judge in architecture panels and urban discussions.

Iván Capdevila, Vicente Iborra. PLAYstudio

PLAYstudio. It is an architecture studio led by Iván Capdevila (founder and partner) and Jose Manuel Lopez Ujaque (partner), together with Marta Carranza Pérez. They live, work, study, research and teach in places as diverse as Spain, the United Kingdom, Austria, Norway, Korea, Mexico, Belarus...

Since 2005 as YIC, and from 2010 as PLAYstudio (, have won a dozen of national and international prizes in architecture competitions, highlighting 3 first prizes in different editions of Europan: Vienna (E7) and Stavanger (E8+E13). 

Their work has been exhibited, presented, and discussed at such different places as Barcelona, Madrid, Athens, Oslo, London, Munich, Istambul, Rome, Seoul, Vienna, Colima… and published in journals worldwide. In parallel, thanks to their research project on urban sustainability More Than Green (, they have become regular participants of conferences, seminars and forums on architecture, urbanism and sustainable development.



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