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Accompanying Programme

Vienna and Resources. Learning from Elsewhere

Wed 25.04.2012, 19:00-21:00

Wien und Ressourcen. Das Rinterzelt
© Felicitas Matern

in German

impulse lectures and discussion

welcome address: Karoline Mayer, Az W

impulse lectures:

Katrin Bohn, Visiting Professor, TU Berlin
Gabriele Gottwald-Nathaniel, gabarage upcycling design
Ursula Schneider, pos architekten
Alexandra Vogl, Managing Director TINA VIENNA
Katharina Weinmar, Waste Management Vienna, MA 48 (to be confirmed)

followed by a round of discussions
moderated by Elke Krasny, curator of the exhibition

We live in a time of economic and financial crises and yet behave as if the supply of raw materials, land, air and water were infinite. Awareness of resources and dealing with garbage are important for processes of self-empowerment. At the same time garbage is a global business and a challenge for urban administrations. How does Vienna manage its garbage and its resources? What are the perspectives for the future? How can architecture and design products be made out of garbage?

Admission free!