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3XN prequalified in Vienna

2013.08.26

3XN is among the 24 candidates competing to develop a popular multi-purpose public area in Wienna

3XN has been invited to participate in a two-stage, international competition alongside Coop Himmelblau (Vienna) and Snøhetta (Oslo) among others. The aim of the competition is to transform an important and very popular site in central Vienna into a dynamic urban environment with a large, multi-purpose open area accessible to the general public.

The site houses three Vienna institutions: the world-renowned Vienna Concert Hall, the Hotel InterContinental and the Vienna Skating Club’s skating rink. The competition site covers approx. 15,400 sq m and is situated at a central location between the Stadtpark (City Park) and Karlsplatz at the margin of the core area listed as the World Heritage site of “Vienna’s Inner City”.