251.848 Design Studio New Concepts for the Cultural Heritage of Austria
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, UE, 8.0h, 10.0EC


  • Semester hours: 8.0
  • Credits: 10.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to formulte crucial aspect of the cultural heritage in austria and they will be trained to evaluate a given site with existing historical architecture (medieval hotel Perchtoldsdorf) . They will be capable of developping an original design project according to given tasks and prepare a comprehensive concept as well as a successful artistic design solution that demosntrates knowldge and respect for the cultural heritage.

We will focus on analyzing the historical medieval building in Perchtoldsdorf and developing a new concept for the project.

Subject of course

New Ideas for the medieval Hotel Schindler in Perchtoldsdorf

This semester the studio will focus on the historical heritage of the former hotel in Perchtoldsdorf that is located just next to the historical market square. We will explore new functions in order to revitalize the areal. The client wants a restaurant ad temporary housing as key functions of the ensemble.

We are planning an excursion to the site. Tuesday, March 15 at 10:30 AM in Perchtoldsdorf

First meeting is on Tuesday, March 8, at 10 AM via zoom meeting



Kenncode:     GRG71pDw

Intro: https://tube1.it.tuwien.ac.at/w/gAagWiVYs3q3X3ZLizXYYG

Teaching methods

In this class students will apply standard methods of architecture documentation like measuring methods, photo documentation, literature research, formal analyses, typology. Methods refer to the built matter as well as to the theoretical level and imply a historical, contextual programmatic approach.


Änderungen in der LVA aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie

LV wird online abgehalten bzw. Präsentmodus,  TUWEL, if possible, hybrid

Mode of examination


Additional information

In case of a different Corona situation the class will be held online.

Further information:

Portfolio-registration is possible - please turn in  PDF -Portfolio to the teachers !

  • 8.3. at 10:00 am Kick off
  • regular meetings on Tuesdays, 10-13 am



Examination modalities

A comprehensive anlyses and documenation of the hitsorical architecture on site as well as a original design project. Required material includes a booklet, plans, sections, facade drawings, 3D renderings and a short movie.

After the final presentation in Perchtoldsdorf in June 2022 you can improve your project until August 2022. Once you turn in your project you will receive the final grade.

Presentation-posters  as Pdf, 1-2 Posters size  70*100, vertical, printed for final presentation in Perchtoldsdorf.
Everything needs to be uploaded in TUWEL as well.


TitleApplication beginApplication end
Entwerfen Master (10 ECTS / 15 ECTS)14.02.2022 09:0021.02.2022 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Mandatory elective


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