260.850 Work is half of our lifes (Industrial sites in Vienna + Budapest)
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, EX, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: EX Excursion
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • reflect a profound knowledge of selected companies and businesses and their urban context in Budapest and Vienna
  • to grasp and understand the complex relationship between production and the city and its potentials through the examples visited

Subject of course

Excursion program

  • Monday, 23.10.2023 - Vienna Simmering - biketour (guided tours of the Simmering power plant, Porr asphalt recycling, ebs sewage treatment plant, HQ7 area, evening together at Gasthaus Bast)
  • Tuesday, 24.10.2023 - Budapest (incl. arrival + overnight stay, guided tours through the Grafisoft park, Zwack unicum and an input by Judith Klement about the industrial history of Budapest)
  • Wednesday, 25.10.2023 - Budapest (incl. departure, guided tour through the Csepel Factory area and lecture at the KÉK Budapest)

Travel + accommodation are to be organized independently.

Meetingpoint Vienna:
Monday, 23.10.2023 at 08:30 bei der trainstation Haidestrasse (with personal bike)

Meetingpoint Budapest:
Tuesday 24.10.2023 at 10:20 bei der trainstation Keleti (train from Vienna leaves at 7:40)
End of excursion Wednesday, 25.10.2023, approx. 16:00

The excursion is obligatory for all participants of the small design "Work is half of life" (260.836), but is also open for students who are interested to come along.

Teaching methods

  • Guided tours and lectures
  • Excursion documentation

Mode of examination




Course dates

Fri10:00 - 12:0013.10.2023Projektraum STB - 5/260 - Achtung! Werkraum, kein Seminarraum! Kick-off Design course and excursion
Mon08:00 - 18:0023.10.2023 Exkursion Vienna
Tue08:00 - 21:0024.10.2023 Excursion Budpest
Wed08:00 - 18:0025.10.2023 Excursion Budapest

Examination modalities

Cooperation during the excursion + Excursion documentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
20.09.2023 17:00 25.09.2023 23:59 15.10.2023 23:59

Registration modalities

All participants in the design course (260.836 Work is half of our lifes) are automatically registered, so the 5 places here are only for people who do not take the design course.


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

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