Currently, only 10% of the students manage to find a room in a student hall of residence. At the same time, it is especially important for young students to live inexpensively and in proximity to their educational institution. The problems concerning the temporary housing for students are addressed in the book „Das Wiener Studentenheim“ (The Viennese Student Dormitory), which we have developed together with the Akademikerhilfe Studentenunterstützungsverein and the Vienna University of Technology (Research Department for Building History and Building Research).
The newspaper “Architekturzeitung” has posed some interesting questions to the working group, consisting of Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marina Döring-Williams (Head of the Department of Building History and Building Research at the TU Vienna), Mag. Bernhard Tschrepitsch (Akademikerhilfe), Arch. Dipl. Ing. Project ass. Elisabeth Wernig (self-employed architect) and Harald Oissner (Managing Partner of WGA ZT GmbH):