Dominique Perrault Architecture


2002   |   2003

Masterplan of Donau City

Vienna, Austria

Master plan of the new district of Vienna: Donau city, vertical development of the site, design of the "urban landscape", of the "skyline" of Donau City.  The project focuses the relationship with the Danube River and delineates four territories: the entry, the public place open on Donau River, the walk along the district, the river banks. Program of office buildings, housing, hotel, buildings for cultural use, commerce, restaurants, underground car parks.
client WED (Wiener Entwicklungsgesellschaft fuer den Donauraum)
architect Dominique Perrault Architecture, Paris
partner Hoffmann & Janz, Vienna
project manager P+E Planungs- und Errichtungsgesellschaft mbH
location Donau-City, Vienna, Austria
site area 160 000 m²
built area 210 000 m²
built volume 750 000 m³
beginning of conceptual design May 2002
completion of the study January 2003

• office buildings
• housing
• hotel
• buildings for cultural use
• commerce
• restaurants
• underground
• parking for 1400 cars