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COOP HIMMELB(L)AU was established in 1968 in Vienna, Austria, by its founding members Wolf dPrix, Helmut Swiczinsky, and Michael Holzer (who left the partnership in 1971).

Following Helmut Swiczinsky’s retirement from active involvement in the firm’s daily operations in 2001 and his subsequent departure as a partner in 2006, Wolf dPrix has taken the helm as CEO and Design Principal. The studio boasts a diverse and multicultural team comprising individuals from more than 15 different countries, totaling over 60 dedicated professionals.

With over five decades of experience, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU has gained expertise in conceiving and executing intricate, timely, and profoundly impactful projects across the realms of architecture, urban planning, design, and art on a global scale.