At the opening to the exhibition of the planned new buildings for the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Wirtschaftsuniversität WU) the participating international architecture offices introduce themselves, along with the winning projects for the WU.
Dietmar Steiner, director of the Az W
Christoph Stadlhuber, business manager of BIG
Michael Holoubek, deputy rector, WU infrastructure
Executive Academy – Eduardo Arroyo, NO.MAD, Madrid
Departments – Carme Pinós, Estudio Carme Pinós, Barcelona
Departments & specialist libraries – Peter Cook, Gavin Robotham, CRABstudio, London
Library & Learning Center – Cornelius Schlotthauer, Zaha Hadid Architecture, Hamburg
Departments & external service provider – Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe, Sendai
Master plan, lecture hall centre, gastronomy & department – Laura P. Spinadel, BUSarchitektur, Vienna
The new Campus WU is situated between the Messezentrum and the Prater, and is scheduled to be operational in 2013. The Vienna based architects Laura P. Spinadel, BUSarchitektur are responsible for the master plan. The client is the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Neu society, founded specially for the project by the WU and BIG.