Friday, 23 August 2019 Sydney

Global design firm Coop Himmelblau sets up in Melbourne::

One of the world’s most innovative design architects, Coop Himmelb(l)au, has established an office in Melbourne.

The company’s Chief Executive and Design Principal, Wolf D. Prix travelled from Vienna to open the office this month and delivered an architectural lecture at the University of Melbourne.

Coop Himmelb(l)au, which was founded in Vienna in 1968, specialises in art, architecture, urban planning and design.  

It has created museums, concert halls, conference centres, educational, office and commercial buildings as well as residential projects around the world. 

Coop Himmelb(l)au, which opened an office in Los Angeles, California in 1988, is currently working on urban renewal and architecture projects in Europe and Asia.