Standard Excursion 7

A City Under Development

Around the New Vienna Central Station

Office building with glass facade

Erste Campus
© Architekturzentrum Wien

The restructuring of the grounds around the former Südbahnhof has allowed for the large-scale development of a new city district. The face of Vienna has been radically altered around the new Vienna Central Station. While the buildings are still rising on the one side, everyday life is already bustling: a new train station, a residential quarter, a park, a museum and architecturally examplory company premises provide an opportunity to discuss the challenges of developing a new city district.

Meeting point: U1 Keplerplatz, in front of the church (Keplerkirche)

  • Sonnwendviertel: Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, Klaus Kada, Riepl Riepl, Studio Vlay with K.
  • Streeruwitz, Geiswinkler & Geiswinkler, s&s, Rüdiger Lainer+ Partner, BKK-3, PPAG Architekten (Bildungscampus) and many others 2004-2017
  • Helmut Zilk Park, Hager Partner, 2017
  • Vienna Central Station, Hotz/Hoffmann – Wimmer 2013
  • Parkapartments am Belvedere, Renzo Piano (SIGNA) (under construction)
  • 21er Haus, Karl Schwanzer 1962, extension: Adolf Krischanitz 2012

End: Erste Campus, Henke Schreieck Architekten, Auböck + Kárász (landscaping) 2015


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