University of Applied Arts Vienna,
Urban Strategies postgraduate program, Excessive III
critics: Hernan DIAZ ALONSO, Jose Carlos LOPEZ CERVANTES (asistant professor), Tyler BORNSTEIN (teaching assistant). With special thanks to the studio’s previous assistant professor, Steven MA
suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.
Tan AKINCI: The existing Vienna Westbahnhof train station lays in the end point of the Mariahilferstreet which is the shopping axis of Vienna. The “gürtel” which is a green band cuts the street and creates a undefined corridor.The neighbor on two sides; the Bahnhof City contains a lot of closed space with shopping, offices and a hotel.