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Research project (§ 26 & § 27)
Duration : 2017-07-05 - 2025-09-05

In the Larchive we collect and preserve documents about the history of landscape architecture in Austria and safeguard this heritage for the future. The collection is abasis for research: education developments and professional trends, porfessional discourse, biographies of landscape architects as well conceived and built porjects. The collection concentrates on the 20th and 21st century. Geographically Austria is the perimeter. Analogue documents comprise works of landscape architects llike plans, scetches, contracts, korrespondence, models, images, films and acoustic documents. the digital collection includes data about more than 500 persons, their hoeuvre and publications as well as informations on educational institutions and porfessional associations.
Research project (§ 26 & § 27)
Duration : 2017-07-01 - 2017-10-31

Based on the genesis of the landscape with the central area Steinbruch Mühldorf and Schloss Hainfeld, the study investigates, analyzes and presents the landscape-typological qualities of the area in the context of the large-scale landscape of the southernmost Styrian highlands (Vulkanland). The arm is to develop the landscape qualities over the following levels, In order to formulate the following development potentials. In this sense, the study provides a decision-making basis for further spatial developments from the point of view of landscape planning and landscape architecture
Research project (§ 26 & § 27)
Duration : 2017-05-17 - 2017-12-16

Changes in society show different demands for public spaces. The latest stream of refugees into Austria confronted the population, adminsitration and government with an augmented diversity and a lack of knowledge about the refugees (Buber-Ennser et al., 2016). There is a equvalent gap of insight about the use of public spaces by asylum seekers and aknowledged refugees; this is crucial as public space holds a key function for social cohesion and integration (Dangschat, 2000). It is important to explore the impact on public spaces by different uses and users around homes of asylum seekers and adress conflicts as well as potentials. The study will contain qualitative interviews on site to deliver criteria for situating homes and isntitutions for primary help.

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