03-30-2010 11:39 AM CET - Arts & Culture

VernissageTV's Studio Triath Nominated for the 2nd “Award for Marketing + Architecture”

Press release from: VernissageTV
Nominated: VernissageTV studio TRIATH (detail)
Nominated: VernissageTV studio TRIATH (detail)

Basel, March 30, 2010 -- On April 23, 2010, at the KKL Luzern, Switzerland, the “Award for Marketing + Architecture” will be awarded for the second time. The Prize awards buildings that both ideally represent a brand and create identity. It recognizes to the same extend the achievement of the building owners, the marketing / branding specialists and the architects.

Triath, the new studio of art tv channel VernissageTV, designed by the architects gerner°gerner plus is among the nominees for the 2nd Award for Marketing and Architecture. VernissageTV is the Internet's unique TV art project, which covers exhibitions and events in the fields of contemporary art, design and architecture. With Triath, VernissageTV's new studio, gerner°gerner plus realized a space that serves as studio, meeting point, and exhibition and screening space for the art tv channel.

More information about “Award for Marketing + Architecture”: www.marketingarchitektur.ch

About gerner°gerner plus

Andreas and Gerda Maria Gerner founded their architectural office gerner°gerner plus in 2000 after having graduated in architecture and successfully cooperating for several years. By now staff consists of 15-20 architects.

Assignments of gerner°gerner plus range from private buildings to public premises, from buildings for business and tourism to social housing developments. Renowned projects are amongst others:

weritas: regional visitors and wine centre, Kirchberg am Wagram, Lower Austria
triath: gallery and multifunctional building, Grenzach-Wyhlen, Germany
thu: social housing Thürnlhof West, Vienna 11
kai: residential building Kaiserstrasse, Vienna 7
alm: community center, Oberalm, Salzburg
hill: Hillinger Winery, Jois, Burgenland
sued.see: single family house, Jois, Burgenland

The work of gerner°gerner plus is communicated regularly via lectures, exhibitions and publications. A successful contributor to architectural competitions, gerner°gerner plus also have been decorated with numerous awards for their projects. Furthermore, Andreas and Gerda Maria Gerner are involved in teaching as university lecturers and examination board members.

Philosophy: The poetics of industrial construction. "The ability to bring the universal and the concrete into accord is a strong point developed by gerner°gerner plus. They are perfectly able to tune their abstract ideal of constructive modernity, as it were, to clients´ wishes and substantial requirements. The technical brilliance shown by their fine frameworks is not set in absolute terms, it is not a priore. Rather, it develops from the potential inherent in a given occasion. Their dynamics are sharpened in the emergent obstructions of pragmatics, the limitations of which are demonstrated and shifted, without applying provoking dogmatics. Their avant-gardism is ideologically independent, attached neither to a material nor a geometry. They build in steel as well as in wood, be it curved or edged. It is primarily decisive to fully work and to integrate the concomitant advantages into customers´ programs: short construction periods, dry assemblings, reduced costs and material, flexibility in building and occupancy, efficiency and easiness of spatial atmospheres." Otto Kapfinger, Emerging Architecture - 10 more austrians, 2002.

Website: www.gernergernerplus.com

About Vernissage TV

VernissageTV is the Internet's unique TV art project, which covers exhibitions and events in the fields of contemporary art, design and architecture. The objective is to give an authentic insight into the world of art by the means of film and video. VernissageTV materializes as video podcast / Internet TV channel / video archive. VernissageTV videocasts two series: The “No Comment” section and the interviews with the protagonists of the art world. VernissageTV is widely distributed via its website, Internet TV networks worldwide, and cable and satellite tv in Europe. Founded in September 2005 VernissageTV is growing steadily. Until now VernissageTV produced, published and archived over 1200 episodes.
Website: www.vernissage.tv

Press contact:
Karolina Zupan-Rupp, contact@vernissage.tv
VernissageTV, Totentanz 14, 4051 Basel / Switzerland
Phone: 41 61 283 24 55
Website: www.vernissage.tv
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