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Serious Fun. Architecture & Gaming

Serious Fun. Architecture & Gaming

We are all familiar with the classic architecture games, from building blocks that become daring structures to board games where the players compete for spatial-strategic advantages. What are, though, the architecture narratives invested in doll's houses, along which guidelines do cities grow in computer games, and what kind of buildings shield ego-shooters from their assailants? The exhibition "Serious Fun" shows and examines architecture games and toys, inviting you to be astonished, to play and to reflect.

date: 01.09.2022 to 05.09.2022
place: Architekturzentrum Wien

Hot Questions – Cold Storage

Hot Questions – Cold Storage

The new Permanent Exhibition at the Architekturzentrum Wien: Going against the current trend for increasing economic constraints on their collections, the new Permanent Exhibition of the Az W sets standards in the production and sharing of knowledge.

date: 01.09.2022 to 31.12.2022
place: Architekturzentrum Wien

Excursion: When ‘summer architects’ build housing

Excursion: When ‘summer architects’ build housing

Two approaches to housing construction, 1921/2021: What is it like to live in Josef Frank's Siedlung Hoffingergasse, a role model for the settlers' movement, and what is it like to live in the new neighbouring housing estate by PGOOD Architekten, who also renovated Frank's Werkbundsiedlung?

date: 02.09.2022
place: Architekturzentrum Wien

Guided Tour by the curator: Serious Fun. Architecture & Gaming

Guided Tour by the curator: Serious Fun. Architecture & Gaming

We are all familiar with the classic architecture games, from building blocks that become daring structures to board games where the players compete for spatial-strategic advantages. What are, though, the architecture narratives invested in doll's houses, along which guidelines do cities grow in computer games, and what kind of buildings shield ego-shooters from their assailants? The exhibition "Serious Fun" shows and examines architecture games and toys, inviting you to be astonished, to play and to reflect.

date: 03.09.2022
place: Architekturzentrum Wien

Guided tour: Hot Questions – Cold Storage

Guided tour: Hot Questions – Cold Storage

The new permanent collection of the Architekturzentrum Wien provides insights into the most significant and extensive collection on Austrian architecture of the 20th and 21st centuries. The focus is on the investigation of key objects, both high-profile and lesser-known items. Seven hot questions bring cold storage to life.

date: 15.09.2022
place: Architekturzentrum Wien

Symposium: Josef Frank and the Social Dimension in Contemporary Housing

Symposium: Josef Frank and the Social Dimension in Contemporary Housing

Social housing issues were of key interest to the architect, activist and intellectual Josef Frank. What can be learned from Frank for engaging with housing issues today, in the face of a pandemic, a climate crisis and social polarisation?

date: 22.09.2022
place: Architekturzentrum Wien

Panel discussion: Architecture as Social Action

Panel discussion: Architecture as Social Action

At its best, architecture should have a positive impact on social conditions and not just reflect them. Ways to achieve this are the subject of an intergenerational panel discussion.

date: 28.09.2022
place: Architekturzentrum Wien

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