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Vienna Campus Messestrasse // Holzer Kobler Architekturen Zurich/Berlin

Vienna, Austria

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Collaboration: Freimüller Söllinger ArchitekturClient / project development: Hochschulstandort Wien Messestraße Projektentwicklung GmbHLandscape architecture: Hager Partner AGConstruction planning and implementation: Werkstatt GrinzingStructural engineering / Technical equipment / construction physics: Dr. Ronald MischekFire prevention plannig: DI Erich RöhrerPhotos: Kurz HörbstCampus Messestrasse is fast becoming an exciting part of a lively and up and coming area of Vienna between Prater and the Danube.

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

The new university hub of the Sigmund Freud University Vienna – Paris (SFU) and a boardinghouse complete the urban space formed by the neighbouring campus of Vienna’s Economics and Business University. The campus is comprised of three buildings with different uses forming a logical whole through their geometry but at the same time standing independently in terms of design and function.

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

Their sculptural character is accentuated through a homoge- nously materialised building envelope. The ensemble creates urban spaces by increasing the building density and unifies a clear, functional structure with an unusual and simultaneously timeless form language. The inner court formed by the composition and deformation of the building volumes holds special potential for ac- commodating uses of many different kinds.

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© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

With the Prater, the green lung of Vienna, in sight the South-facing courtyard of the new campus acts as an urban » salon «..

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© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

© Kurt Hoerbst

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