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The Vienna Architecture Summer School (VAS²) aims to provide an open learning space and prototypical infrastructure for the exchange and negotiation of knowledges in architecture, reaching beyond dominating institutions and mainstream discourses. The first edition of the VAS² invites local and international participants to exchange with young architects and established experts all practising in Vienna.
The International Scientific Conference SWS Vienna ART 2020 is organized as an extended session of the SWS International Scientific Conferences on SOCIAL SCIENCES. The event will be held in the biggest and most historically Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria in the period of 9 – 12 December 2020.
Vienna Design Week is Austria's largest curated design festival and has been taking place in Vienna since 2007. Recently it welcomed over 40,000 visitors to around 200 events per year. In 2020 Vienna Design Week will take place from the 25th of September to the 4th of October.
Between 2013 and 2018, the Institute of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture of TU Wien partnered with the Housing and Urban Development Division (HUD) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to create a scientific foundation for innovative methods that foster participatory urban planning and design. An experimental design approach was applied, combining people- centered planning, participatory planning tools, urban strategies, and urban design. The Urban Design Lab (UDL) worked in over twenty emerging cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
The “Urban Design Lab Handbook” displays the result of a five years planning process: not only 21 projects all