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University of Economics and Business, Vienna

The new campus of the Vienna University of Economics and Business accommodates up to 25,000 students and 1,500 staff. One of the challenges of the 492-million euro project was to implement the designs of internationally renowned architects on schedule and within budget.

Additional value

  • Costs and schedule spot on
  • Control of construction, technology and installation issues from a single source
  • Flexibility in the implementation of the requirements in terms of cost control
  • Smooth construction process due to preliminary analyses of the construction logistics concept
  • Green Building certification (five buildings certified ÖGNI/DGNB silver and one building is certified ÖGNI/DGNB gold)

Project data


Projekt­gesellschaft Wirtschafts­universität Wien Neu GmbH


Atelier Hitoshi Abe, Sendai; BUS-Architekten, Vienna; Crab Studio, London; Estudio Carme Pinos, Barcelona; NO.MAD Arquitectos, Madrid; Zaha Hadid Architects, Hamburg

Project duration:

February 2008 – March 2014

Size of plot of land:

90,000 m²

Usable floor space:

100,000 m²

Gross volume:

770,000 m³

Gross floor space:

165,000 m²


Vienna, Austria

Individual services

  • Project control according to HO-PS, similar to AHO/DVP
  • Project communication software (PCM)
  • CONTRACE defects management
  • Green building certification according to DGNB/ÖGNI (German Sustainable Building Council/Austrian Sustainable Building Council)

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