Campus of Religions
Joint major project of eight religious communities in Vienna’s aspern Seestadt, one of Europe’s largest urban development areas.
The ”Campus of the Religions”, an interfaith center and international model project, will play a special role in Vienna’s social life. The competition launched on April 17th aims at finding architectural solutions for the buildings for worship/religious services of the eight participating communities, for the University College of Christian Churches for Teacher Education KPH, shared and open spaces. The Campus construction site covers approx. 10,000 m² near aspern’s lakeside.
The association “Campus of the Religions” driving the project comprises eight world religions represented by communities in Austria: Buddhists, Catholics, Protestants, Muslims, as well as the New Apostolic, Sikh, Greek-Oriental and Jewish communities.
The open, EU-wide, one-step realization competition, which also includes an ideas competition and negotiated procedure for general planning, was launched on April 17th. Submission deadline: June 22nd for planning materials, or June 29th for architectural models. The decision of the jury, chaired by Prof. Arch. Mag. Arch. Boris Podrecca, will be published in July.