The housing estate Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung in Vienna-Favoriten is one of the largest municipal housing estates in Vienna with a total of over 6,000 apartments and approx. 14,000 residents. The housing estate is considered a prototype of the so-called "social urban planning" after the Second World War and was built according to the model of a "relaxed and green city". It represented an enormous improvement in the quality of living compared to the prevailing housing situation in the still unrefurbished Gründerzeit areas. Since 2017 the district is connected to the Vienna underground network by the extension of the underground line 1 and thus received a new urban dynamism. Demographic, infrastructural and social needs also pose further development challenges.
In order to be able to react to change processes in a functioning district with a long history, IBA_Vienna offers a framework for different actors, in the tradition of "gentle urban renewal", together with the local residents, local stakeholders and on-site initiatives to contribute and get involved in the development of ideas and concepts. In addition to retrofitting along the fields of action mobility, structural improvements, strengthening the local economy, new usage concepts for green and open space are needed, but also improvement of the infrastructure for children and young people as well as the anchoring of additional educational, cultural and social offers.
In the area east of Favoritenstrasse - Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung Ost (PAHO) - the measures coordinated with local partners will be implemented, evaluated and checked for their replicability by 2022. PAHO thus becomes a kind of "laboratory for innovations" for large housing estates in the 1970s.
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Large housing estates such as the Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung are subject to constant change. As the art guide of the IBA_Vienna shows, the Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung as a social neighborhood was and is a place of creativity and offers not only affordable housing, but also a high quality of life, generous green spaces and diverse places for meeting and communication.
Further down on this page you will find the download link to the art guide!
The local community service wohnpartner has conducted interviews with contemporary witnesses in the Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung and published them together with numerous photos in the book 'Die gute Siedlung. Zeitzeug*innen erzählen ihre Geschichte der Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung.' in 2019. The volume gives lively, very personal insights into the history of the entire settlement and the people who live in it.
Further down on this page you will find a download link to the publication! Please note that the publication is only available in German.
Die IBA_Wien Wohnbaufreiräume zeigen neue Ansätze, wie sozialen und ökologischen Herausforderungen auf innovative Weise begegnet werden kann. Eine Kooperation mit ÖGLA / Haus der Landschaft.
Die Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung in Favoriten zählt mit mehr als 6.000 Wohnungen zu einer der größten Stadtrandsiedlungen des sozialen Städtebaus in Wien. Gemeinsam mit den wohnpartnern lädt die IBA_Wien zu einem Spaziergang durch die Siedlung.
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 therefore focused on challenges in current housing policies as well as on innovative solutions in various cities.
Das Projekt "Ich brauche Platz!" war zum dritten Mal in einem IBA-Quartier zu Gast und machte vom 22. Juni bis 29. Juli 2020 in der Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung in Favoriten Station.
Perspektiven zur qualitätsvollen Quartiersentwicklung
Wohnbau und Mobilität - Von der Tiefgarage zum „Mobility Point“?
Bestandsentwicklung und Stadterneuerung - Vision, Technologie, Beteiligung
Spielräume und Modelle für eine urbane Nutzungsmischung
Freiraum unter Druck - Nutzungsansprüche und Gestaltungsoptionen