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Auditorium, Seminar Rooms, and Offices

Levels 2 and 3 of the build­ing house a new com­pet­ence cluster for demo­graphy: Level 2 has been leased by the Aus­trian Academy of Sciences for the Vi­enna In­sti­tute of Demo­graphy, and WU’s Demo­graphy Group, headed by Wit­tgen­stein Award laur­eate Wolfgang Lutz, oc­cu­pies level 3. The of­fices of the De­part­ment of Strategy and In­nov­a­tion are located on levels 4 to 6.

The D5 de­part­ment build­ing belongs to a three-­part com­plex designed by ar­chi­tects Holzer Ko­bler Ar­chitek­turen Ber­lin GmbH and Freimüller Söllinger Ar­chitek­tur ZT GmbH. The new “Cam­pus Messestrasse” com­plex also houses the Sig­mund Freud Uni­versity and a stu­dent dorm­it­ory run by the hous­ing com­pany Aka­demiker­hilfe. As in all build­ings on cam­pus, all areas in­ten­ded to be ac­cess­ible to stu­dents and the pub­lic are located on the ground floor and first up­per level.

Units in the D5 Com­plex
De­part­ment of Strategy and In­nov­a­tion
WU’s Demo­graphy Group
Vi­enna In­sti­tute of Demo­graphy (Aus­trian Academy of Sciences)
Sig­mund Freud Uni­versity
Aka­demiker­hilfe stu­dent dorm­it­ory

Key Facts

  • Ar­chi­tects: Holzer Ko­bler Ar­chitek­turen Ber­lin GmbH and Freimüller Söllinger Ar­chitek­tur ZT GmbH

  • Total area (lot): 8,388,60 m²

  • Total floor space: 10,500 m²

  • 143 of­fices

  • 1 166-seat aud­it­or­ium, 2 60-seat sem­inar rooms, 3 30-seat sem­inar rooms

  • In­di­vidual study area for up to 40 people