Neu Leopoldau

Thayagasse/ Pfendlergasse
1210 Wien

Cooperation Partners

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Neu Leopoldau Entwicklungs GmbH

Messeplatz 1
1020 Wien

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GB*Stadtteilmanagement Neu Leopoldau

Ecke Marischkapromenade/ Pfandlergasse
1210 Wien

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wohnfonds_wien - fonds für wohnbau und stadterneuerung

Lenaugasse 10
1080 Wien

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SORA Institute for Social Research and Consulting Ogris & Hofinger GmbH

Bennogasse 8/2/16
1080 Wien

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From Industrial Area to Housing for All

>> Hard work characterized the site of the former Leopoldau gasworks for decades. At the same time, it also offered places of community for workers. Theses spaces  were popular meeting places for the neighborhood. After its Sleeping Beauty slumber, this area is being revived under the name of “Neu Leopoldau”. It l welcomed its first new residents in the summer of 2019. It offers families, children and in particular young adults  a new home. <<

Urban Renewal Office Neighborhood Management Neu Leopoldau

 

The process of coordination and realization of children- and youth-friendly spatial design is the focus in Neu Leopoldau. Particular attention is paid to outdoor space planning, adapted forms of housing, and spaces for physical activity specially designed for children and young adults.

In 2016, the IBA_Vienna commissioned the SORA Institute with a research project on the subject of “Young Housing in Neu Leopoldau”. The research study (autumn 2017) shows which proposed housing solutions have been developed for the target group of young people. In the further process, the IBA_Vienna supports the individual stakeholders in highlighting and making visible what is special about their respective projects.

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Growing together.
Old meets new. Even before the first residents move in, the local neighborhood management of the Vienna Urban Renewal Office supports the developments in Neu Leopoldau and its surrounding areas. The aim is to promote the “growing together” between the new development area and the existing neighborhood, and thus mutually beneficial coexistence. The team members provide information about changes and current developments on site at an early stage, actively involve the residents, take up ideas and suggestions, network local stakeholders and provide support with professional know-how.

The mobility concept also refers to the topic of “Young Housing”: A wide range of alternative means of transport, starting with a good connection to the public transport network and including additional mobility offers within the residential area, is aimed to meet the needs and possibilities of young people particularly well. The holistic approach in the development of the neighborhood and successful cross-site coordination between architects and developers thus provide an excellent basis for the development and implementation of innovative solutions relevant to the IBA_Vienna.

Living map
In a new urban development area, public space, mobility, the local economy and other services change almost daily. For this reason, the GB* Local Neighboorhood Management developed a digital map of the area to provide up-to-date information and orientation help for newly arriving people in Neu Leopoldau and for residents* in the surrounding existing neighborhood. With the "Living Map", interested parties can explore Neu Leopoldau in the footsteps of four fictitious people. In this way, they can learn interesting and exciting stories from the neighborhood and get lots of many tips for good further cooperation. The living map also provides information about the locations of educational institutions, local supply options, leisure activities, and GB* Local Neighboorhood Management appointments and events.

Videos

Neu Leopoldau: Drone flight

Candidates in neighborhood

4 im Viertel

 
The project offers innovative housing typologies as vertically structured building clusters. There are communal spaces on the ground floor, which form the center of the neighborhood together with the listed transformer station.

Blick­punkt 21 Leo­pold

 
Well-organized, compact and functional apartment floor plans offer generous private outdoor space. Lobbies in the entrance area, communal spaces and bicycle rooms with daylight round off the offer. The old tree population is integrated into the project.

Blick­punkt 21 Leo­pol­dine

 
Four residential buildings are grouped around a central spacious green area. Each apartment has an individual outdoor space, such as balcony, terrace or private garden.

Ener­gie­bündel

 
A “hollow” as a communal outdoor space connects three buildings and opens them to the north towards the park. A “deck” connects the three buildings, offers private outdoor space for the adjacent housing zones and opens the buildings to the south.

Exis­ting buil­dings

 
Along Marischkapromenade and Menzelstraße, the existing buildings in the villa and castle typology form the special atmosphere of Neu Leopoldau.

GASWERKPARK, Open Space Con­cept

 
In Neu Leopoldau, a public park of over 8000m² is being created.

Ge­ne­ra­tion XYZ

 
The building promotes the possibility of self-development through open floor plans. According to individual needs, the variety of housing typologies allows a colorful mix.

Ge­wer­behof Neu Leo­poldau

 
The former workshop yard is to be revitalized for commercial premises ranging from 30 m2 to 325 m2.

Junges Wohnen gibt Gas!

 
The building site includes attractive indoor and outdoor recreation and communication spaces, guest apartments and rentable areas and communal spaces.

JUWO NEULEO

 
The motto "Young Housing" stands for affordability, simplicity, flexibility and adaptability. Any standard apartment can be converted into a SMART apartment in a short time and without much effort.

leo S

 
The project is located in the immediate vicinity of allotment gardens and to the north of the industrial area and is impressive because of its historical building stock. This distinctive urban space has been preserved, creating a unique atmosphere.

Leo und Leonie

 
In order to meet the desire of many teenagers and young adults for an affordable home of their own, a large proportion of compact starter homes are planned. Rentable office units are planned for young freelancers.

LEO.part

 
The diversity of housing forms is aimed at a variety of users: singles, young families, patchwork families, students, single parents, senior citizens. Housing-related co-determination takes center stage.

Mehr NUTZEN Haus

 
A building cooperative stands for largely self-determined building. The approach ranges from environmentally friendly construction to special forms of housing (intergenerational living) and various mixes of use (living + working, housing + cultural offeri

Pol­di­park

 
Smart planning, high cost awareness and synergies between the garage and residential buildings create high living quality at moderate rental rates. On the ground floor and between garage and residential building, there are generous outdoor spaces.

Waag- und Wohn­haus

 
In line with the mixed-use concept in the urban area, the listed buildings are being revitalized and will be used as commercial and residential properties in the future. In addition to office use, operation of a small café with seats and tables on the for

Wohl­fahrts­ge­bäude

 
The listed "Wohlfahrtsgebäude" is to be revitalized and will be used as a restaurant in the future.

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Neu Leopoldau: Nachbarschaftswoche

2020 Öffentliche Veranstaltung Wie wohnen wir morgen? How will we live tomorrow? 05.10.2020 | 16:00 - 09.10.2020 | 18:00 GB*Stadtteilmanagement Neu Leopoldau | Menzelstraße 8/2/2 (gegenüber Quartierszentrum Trafohaus)

Buntes Programm rund um das Stadtentwicklungsgebiet und IBA-Quartier Neu Leopoldau! Von 5.–9.10. lädt das GB*Stadtteilmanagement zur Nachbarschaftswoche ein. Hier kann man sich über die Entwicklungen im Quartier erkundigen und Neu Leopoldau ganz neu entdecken.

"How will we live tomorrow? New Ways to Social Housing in Europe": Symposium* - Online

2020 How will we live tomorrow? Symposium IBA-Symposium Digitale Vorträge & Online-Diskussionen 23.09.2020 | 14:00 - 24.09.2020 | 16:20 online |

Searching for new solutions for social housing is not only a matter of concern for Vienna, but poses one of the burning issues for many cities in Europe. The symposium will therefore focus on challenges in current housing policies as well as on innovative solutions in various cities.

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Cooperation Partners

Neu Leopoldau Entwicklungs GmbH

Messeplatz 1
1020 Wien

Open Website

GB*Stadtteilmanagement Neu Leopoldau

Ecke Marischkapromenade/ Pfandlergasse
1210 Wien

Open Website

wohnfonds_wien - fonds für wohnbau und stadterneuerung

Lenaugasse 10
1080 Wien

Open Website

SORA Institute for Social Research and Consulting Ogris & Hofinger GmbH

Bennogasse 8/2/16
1080 Wien

Open Website