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Dear journalists and representatives of the press,
this is where you will find all the schedule for and details of all upcoming press conferences, as well as comprehensive information on exhibitions and events organised by the Az W.

Architektur.Film.Sommer 2017
Battle for the city

Assemble. How we build
The Architekturzentrum Wien presents a world premiere with a survey exhibition of the work of Assemble: 'Assemble. How We Build', from 1 June 2017. In 2015 the London-based collective of 18 equal members won the coveted Turner Prize, Europe's most prestigious award for contemporary art. [Next]

Care + Repair
A public workspace by the Architekturzentrum Wien in context of the Vienna Biennale 2017
How can we repair the future? And how can architecture and urbanism contrib-ute to this? Care and repair are concrete activities. They are effective at specific locations. For this reason the Architekturzentrum Wien is going beyond the in-house MuseumsQuartier exhibition spaces for the project Care + Repair, and establishes a public workspace on the former railway territory of the Nord-bahnhof grounds, one of the largest inner-city development zones in Vienna. [Next]

Annual Press Conference 2017
On 1 January 2017 Angelika Fitz took over as the new director of the Architekturzentrum Wien. She intends to build on the Architekturzentrum Wien's particular DNA, which always enquires into the social dimension of architecture, while also enhancing the programme of the Az W. Core to this new orientation is the question 'What can architecture do?' [Next]

In the End: Architecture
Journeys through Time 1959 – 2019
To mark the retirement of founding director Dietmar Steiner, the Architekturzentrum Wien is taking a look at sixty years of international architecture history while making current, inspiring movements for change palpable. [Next]

The 20th Vienna Architecture Congress at the Az W
The 20th WAK was a success — with 1,200 visitors and around 50 high calibre architecture theorists and architects, the most successful congress at the Architekturzentrum Wien came to an end yesterday evening. [Next]

Angelika Fitz is the new Director of the Az W
The Austrian culture manager and culture theorist Angelika Fitz prevailed over 32 other candidates from Austria and other countries, so becoming the successor to Dietmar Steiner, who founded the Architekturzentrum Wien in 1993 and has been managing it very successfully to this day. [Next]


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