urbanism


Recap: TEDxVienna Inspiring Interviews in 2020

For all of us at TEDxVienna, the year we left behind was an eye-opening and challenging one. Due to the pandemic, our big event was also postponed to 2021, as are many big events around the world. Nevertheless, in the midst of what was a transformative and strange year, we […]


World Environment Day: Must-read Environmental Articles

World Environment Day, June 5, is a United Nations’ day to raise global awareness and call for action to protection and better treatment of our environment.  The day itself has been celebrated over a few decades, since 1974, each year with a different theme on a pressing environmental issue as […]


Handelskai Midnight Train

Ode to Viennese nights 2

Tungsten lights, white and colorful neon; people working and people sleeping; lit buildings and dark pathways; empty streets and bus stops. Bikes locked to street lamps, telephone booths, and cigarette machines. Viennese nights are visually stunning. Streets are paved with colors, contrasts, textures, and gradients. Objects unnoticed during daytime become […]


Let’s go on a Viennese adventure

It’s pitch-black in the forest of the Prater. Only your lantern lights your way. In the distance you spot a flame. Is this where your next challenge is waiting for you? The next demon you must face? Then you hear them. The bells. They’re coming closer. The demons are coming […]


A school about everything

Everybody is talking about lifelong learning and how important it is. A whole generation is growing up with the mindset to never stop developing, professionally and personally. Still, if you finish your studies and look around for new exciting things to learn, you will discover that there is not much […]


Is self-healing asphalt the new urbanism?

Cities are beautiful and have tremendous potential for constant change. Have a look to the biggest cities around the world – nothing remains the same. A new shop here. A bar closes there – another hip bar opens up. People move from one city to another through an increase in mobility; […]


Living in the sky: the concept of vertical cities 1

Have you ever thought about world-wide increasing population? Yes sure, you may say, it is a topic you hear every day. Due to the explosion of the world’s population, humanity is facing the problem of feeding all the people on earth, providing them with clean water and finding the energy […]