251.862 Design Studio Summerschool Extension Festspielhaus Salzburg
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, 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 develop a design project according to given tasks and prepare a comprehensive concept as well as a successful artistic design solution while paying respect to the protected historical architectural environment. Students will be able to communicate key ideas and qualities of their concepts.

Topics include:

•Cultural heritage  & contemporary  Architecture (Extension of main building Festspielhaus, Felsenreitschule, urban space in front of the areal, night design and roofscape)


Student competition for extending the Festspielhaus in Salzburg

Subject of course

This design studio focuses on the extension of the famous Salzburger Festspielhaus. Students are asked to formulate new ideas for the protected ensemble in the highly sensitive environment that is dedicated to the cultural heritage of the region witin a design competition. The design studio will be conducted as an intensive summer school. Further details to be announced. There will be 3 meetings in Salzburg.

Intensiv-Phase (Hybrid, online) July-August, in-depth-sphase (Hybrid, online)  August-September

21.June,  9:30 am anouncement competition task (Zoom meeting online)

28.June 11.00 am visit of areal Salzburg

13. August mid term presentation in Salzburg

1.October final presentation in Salzburg

The studio will be presented first  in a online ZOOM-meeting June 17, 1pm.

Teaching methods

We will start with a comprehensive analyses that adresses issues of cultural heritage, in particular values in architecture, aspects of building preservation, and a discourse analyses. This will be followed by a step by step design phase where the theoretical concept will be transferred into an architectual design.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Bei Interesse senden Sie bitte Ihr Portfolio an:

doerte.kuhlmann@tuwien.ac.at, hannes.toifel@tuwien.ac.at oder heimo.schimek@tuwien.ac.at

Nach Durchsicht und Bewertung wird dann über die Teilnahme entschieden.



Examination modalities

Design Project

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
27.05.2021 00:00 31.05.2021 23:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Mandatory elective


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