Poetic Brutalism

About

ANAH is a practice with a transdisciplinary approach to the fields of architecture, urbanism and art. ANAH strives for social, environmental and economical improvements on collective and individual level in creating concepts and places which encourage human interaction in space. Daniela and Wolfgang Novak are the founding members and heads of ANAH. In 2017 Daniela and Wolfgang have been invited as residents of the inaugural Architecture Omi Residency in Ghent, NY. 

Contact

ANAH Berlin
Choriner Strasse 85
10119 Berlin
Germany
T +49 30 64 49 59 92
anah@anah.eu
ANAH Salzburg
Linzergasse 39/1
5020 Salzburg
Austria
T +43 662 62 67 71 6
anah@anah.eu

Wolfgang Novak

graduated in Architecture from the Graz University of Technology and holds a MAS degree in Landscape Architecture from the ETH Zurich. He is a licensed architect in the Austrian Chamber of Architects. After collaborating with different offices such as NOX in Rotterdam, he established his own office. His work has been featured in many journals and magazines. Wolfgang has a broad experience in teaching. He held teaching positions in Austria and Germany.

Wolfgang initiates the practical and theoretical work of ANAH in the fields of architecture, urbanism and landscape. His agenda focuses on political, economical and space-related matters from an architect’s perspective.

Daniela Novak

received a Master of Arts in textil.art.design from the University of Art and Design Linz. She gained extended professional experience in collaborating with fashion labels, theaters and in art and design productions in Vienna. Her work focuses on social and critical aspects of our environment.

Daniela heads the research and publishing of ANAH by being dedicated to improving the understanding of architecture, art and design in the society. She develops the transdisciplinary approach of ANAH focussing on human interactions in the urban landscape.

ANAH’s recent publication

Concrete Utopia (ANAH#6) was launched with a conversation at Printed Matter in NYC and long-listed for the most beautiful German books in 2017 by Stiftung Buchkunst! It is conceptualized as an urban, architectural and artistic narrative composed of photos, studies and texts. The publication shows ANAH’s way of working dedicated to research, theory and practice.

For a copy (€/$ 20) contact anah@anah.eu or a quality bookstore near you.
ISBN 978-3-00-055465-0 / ISSN 2366-2093