259.031 Woodencity | Timber and the City
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, UE, 2.0h, 2.5EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to acquire architectural and design possibilities of timber hybrid construction in the context of the requirements for flexible and adaptable building.

Subject of course

The focus is on the interaction between choice and use of materials and the architectural, technical and ecological requirements to be met in the design and implementation (reduction, reuse & recycling).

Teaching methods


Mode of examination


Additional information

The proHolz is hosting an international competition for students on the subject of building with wood for the fifth time. The possibilities and potential uses of contemporary timber construction in urban settings will be examined on the basis of three model construction sites in Vienna's expanding urban structure.

Participants must be civil engineering and architecture students. Prize money totalling euro 15,000 is awarded for the proHolz Student Trophy 24.

Further information https://www.proholz.at/en/ausbildung/proholz-student-trophy




Examination modalities


Course registration

Registration modalities

Die Anmeldung ist nur bei Belegung von der LVA 259.633Entwerfen Woodencity | Holz und die Stadt“ möglich.

Application is currently locked manually.

Group Registration

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proHolz Student Trophy 2401.10.2023 00:0002.10.2023 00:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Die Bausysteme Holzbau (Vorlesung und Übung) und/oder das Wahlseminar Holzbau und/oder das Modul "Ressourceneffiziente Materialisierung"

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