An interesting article in The Atlantic Cities reveals the ideas behind “gender mainstreaming” in Vienna, a policy that began in the early 1990s and has had a huge effect on the past two decades of city planning there. Initially intended specifically to make the city more livable for women, the principles have proven so successful that they now form a part of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s best practices. You can read the full article here.
Architects: Wiesflecker Architecture
Location: Kufstein, Austria
Artist (Crinkled Wall): Karl-Heinz Klopf
Planning Team (Crinkled Wall): Karl-Heinz Klopf, Heinrich Kurz, Rita Duarte, Michael Kritzinger
Planning Team: Johannes Wiesflecker, Michael Kritzinger, Daniel Steindl, Jurgen Groener, Andrea Kammerlander
Area: 4080.0 sqm
Photographs: David Schreyer