The functions of a city
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…
Excursion for children and young people
Critical examination of shop design and shopping behaviour
The design and architecture of shops plays an important role in shopping behaviour – is a shop very inviting or perhaps is the design so exclusive that you hardly dare to enter it? We examine the entrance and threshold areas, shop window design and look at different typologies such as individual retailing, department stores and shopping centres. From the Ringstraßengalerien we walk down Kärntnerstraße, along Graben and Kohlmarkt to the Looshaus on Michaelerplatz.