Category Archives: completed projects

09Mar/18

Urban Cool Down

Urban Cool Down

The objective of the project “Urban Cool Down“ is to define new ways, how a comprehensive cooling can be achieved and how an overheating of urban places can be countered. In two case studies the town Wolkersdorf in Lower Austria and the 18th district of Vienna are to prove the cooling effect by landscape planning and open space planning measures in the combination with innovative cooling technology.

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09Mar/18

Learning Space of the Future

Learning Space of the Future

In the project “Learning Space of the Future” participatory and conceptual methods are used in order to give children and adolescents of (pre-)schools in Vorarlberg the opportunity to deal with technological and spatial design developments and as a result, design their own learning space.

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08Mar/18

People with dementia in public transport

People with dementia in public transport

The project addresses the question, which specific effects dementia has on the affected people´s mobility outside of their home. The narrative collection of experiences and stories of different occupational groups of public transport enterprises as well as of relatives of people with dementia provide a central contribution to answer the research question.

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08Mar/18

Sustainable Professions on the Labour Market. Status quo, estimates and perspectives

Sustainable Professions on the Labour Market. Status quo, estimates and perspectives

The project “Sustainable Professions on the Labour Market” deals with requirements of the labour market and the knowledge background, competences and skills of graduates of environment-related educations.

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01Sep/17

EXCHANGES

EXCHANGES

Freight, logistics and the gender perspective.

Until a product reaches its destination, a range of actors are involved: This includes freight forwarder, hauliers, terminal and infrastructure operators, transport companies as well as drivers. These sectors interact with each other in various ways. However, in all sectors – which also includes accompanying scientific research – women are underrepresented.

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01Jul/17

People with dementia in public transport

People with dementia in public transport

Recommendations for action on the basis of empiric evidences

The objective of the project is to develop practical guidelines for employees of public transport enterprises and transport operators to interact with people with dementing disabilities and the accompanying person adequately. Experiences and stories of people with dementia, their relatives or other accompanying people as well as experiences of employees of public transport enterprises are the main foundation of the guideline.

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01Jun/17

NoWaste@AgrarianSchool

NoWaste@AgrarianSchool

Teaching materials for agricultural and forestry schools (federal, vocational schools and colleges)

The teaching staff of agricultural and forestry schools must fulfil an integrated educational task. In their future professional environment pupils of these schools are going to be in contact with various material cycles which produce waste. Hence, it is very important to draw the pupils´ attention to waste problems and the causes and to impart strategies to prevent waste already in school.

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01Aug/16

Bio.engineering

Bio.engineering

The project deals with the issue of using living plants as material for technical constructions in the landscape through bioengineering. The topic is prepared for children and adolescents of schools in Vienna and Lower Austria which are involved into the present project.

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