“We are always trying to look to find something new
to create new spaces, to…” – Christian Kircher

“To surprise people.” – Phillip Buxbaum

Standing in the midst of Loft Panzerhalle located in an industrial neighbourhood of Salzburg, it becomes very clear that Christian Kircher and Phillip Buxbaum of Vienna’s Smartvoll Architekten, have a partnership based equally on a common vision and (perhaps most importantly) friendship. They regularly finish each other’s sentences.

It makes sense. They met in school more than 15 years ago. After collaborating intensely on a two-month student project, the two architects bonded over something a little less demanding – video games!

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