Vienna has its specific history through the essential shift from the modern metropolis of the Habsburg Empire in the 19th century to the capital of a small republic in the 20th century at the edge of the so-called Western World. This limited its growth through most of the last century. Therefore, the historic city scape was frozen until rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the old building substance started to take place. Nowadays the strategy of refurbishing traditional buildings for future use is considered to be extremely smart and sustainable. Vienna plays an essential model role in that field within theory and practice. The academic program of the course Austrian Architectural Culture introduces this specific approach.
Architecture, History of Architecture, Sustainable Buildings, design, art
students, professionals with background in engineering, art and design, business or architecture
Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
three weeks (65 lessons à 45 minutes)
Kind of exams
Please upload your CV, transcript of records and no more than 200 words on why you would like to take part in this course. You do not need to have a certificate confirming your command of the English language.
However, you should be at least at B2 level to be able to confidently follow the course and actively participate in it.