Hermann Kaufmann – Austria

By March 24, 2020Chile

Hermann Kaufmann is an Austrian architect, who has spent his career to work with wood as a construction material, which has revolutionised the field in his pursue for holistic solutions for sustainable and modern constructions.

Kaufmann designed the first wooden building 8 stories tall, which questioned what was known about timber construction until then, in terms of the time spent building this project, the use of CLT, and also the flexibility for adapting every construction to every different context.

The Austrian architect has been the winner of several important awards due to his work on sustainability, the use of wood in construction, the success of all his projects in terms of innovation and technology, research, among others.