Bridges shape the face of our landscapes and cities. They are an important part of the built environment. Arched bridges, chain bridges, suspension bridges, monkey bridges, cable-stayed bridges or body bridges – in the Architekturzentrum Wien you can learn more about the construction and history of this important engineering structure. In the framework of the workshop we take a playful look at different kinds of bridge structures. Compression and tension forces are explained with the help of structural exercises. Equipped with a scale, a level and other tools we build our own bridge. We test its bearing capacity above an area of water – let’s hope no one gets wet!
Birthday-Party The Architekturzentrum Wien is converted into a mini-city in which we ourselves become architects, town planners, builders of bridges or roads. At the same time…
Bridging the Gap
Constructing, building and testingBridges shape the face of our landscapes and cities. They are an important part of the built environment. Arched bridges, chain bridges, suspension bridges, monkey…
Building in space
Space stations and distant planetsHaven’t you always wanted to move to an alien planet, or at least to the moon – and to feel the endlessness of space at…
Living on the waterHave you ever thought about living on the water? About moving ‒ always by water ‒ from city to city, along with your entire home?…