The MSc program is open to qualified graduates from the fields of architecture, urban planning and construction. In the framework of the MSc programme urban Wood Wood based building design for sustainable urban development was now a full-day intermediate presentation held. The participants of the program had the possibility, the current state of research of their master theses before the course leaders and tutors Prof. Haller (TU Dresden) and Prof. Winter (TU Vienna) as well as to present the program coordinator Dr. Yoshiaki Amino. While the morning was devoted to the topics of civil engineering, the four master theses of ArchitekturabsolventInnen were presented in the afternoon.
Applicants for the second round, as well as external guests had the opportunity to get an overview of the research activities of the MSc programme. Valuable comments from professionals, such as for example, by Dr. Dustin Tusnovic, course Director in Kuchl, the participants provided external feedback. Following the presentations, a visit of the Semper depot in Vienna on the program was. The former premises of the scenery depot of the Theater an der Wien are now used as student studios from the Academy of fine arts.
Several permanent installations from CNC milled three layer panels outline the large rooms and make room for meetings or computer workstation. The guide was made by Mr. Stefan Gruber, which is also responsible for this project. The postgraduate MSc program urban wood from the Technical University of Vienna in cooperation with the Technical University of Dresden and the Politecnico di Torino offered. It started in February 2007 for the first time with international participants from Austria, Spain, Italy, Kosovo, Turkey, Taiwan and Japan. The program is structured in three modules is carried out in English and supplemented by three excursions in the respective countries of the cooperating institutions. The Faculty consists of major contemporary figures of wooden construction scene in the German-speaking countries, as well as from Italy. On August 25, 2008, that is master “Program urban wood” now start for the second time. Architecture and civil engineering graduates have the opportunity to comprehensively, theory and practical design exercises with the theme of “Building with wood” to engage in. Applications are still possible. Contact and more information: Technical University of Vienna like continuing education center. Verena Salim Opera lane 11/017 A-1040 Wien T: + 43 (0) 1 58801-41701 F: + 43 (0) 1 58801-41799 E: H: