Urban Mobility and Placemaking: Using Digital Tools

Urban spaces are subject to constant change. Urban planning and its infrastructure are complex and characterised by different interests.In the framework of the research project CapeReviso, we are developing a tool for urban and transport planning in order to achieve an improved and more democratic basis for decisions. The planning- and decision-support tool is developed … Continue reading

Teaching: Scientific Visualisation in VR and AR at TU Wien

This seminar is addressed to students of all faculties and fields of study who want to learn how to visualize their own research results, designs, analyses and simulations on desktop, but also in augmented and virtual reality. Another key objective of the seminar is to promote interdisciplinary cooperation and to support scientific exchange beyond the … Continue reading

Recent Publications

We used the past months to publish some of our current research topics and results that deal with the effects and chances of the digital transformation, the transport and energy transition on urban and regional development. They all have the application of digital tools in common – for example digital twins – as well as … Continue reading

International Architecture Design Studio in VR

The international Student Seminar 2019 was hosted by the Japan Austria Science Exchange Center (JASEC) at TU Wien and High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) for architecture students from Saga University (Japan) and local students from TU Wien (Austria).  A mixed group of architecture students from TU Wien (Austria) and Saga University (Japan) had the common … Continue reading

The Digital Twin

At the eCAADe+SIGRaDi 2019 conference in Porto we presented the Digital Twin of a German small town – a prototype for future evidence-based planning and urban design including collaborative and participatory processes. For the built environment’s transformation we are confronted with complex dynamics connected to economic, ecologic and demographic change (Czerkauer-Yamu et al., 2013; Yamu, 2014). … Continue reading

CTY LAB – get the big picture

CTY LAB is a rapid prototyping laboratory in the framework of Fabian Dembski / Studio for Architecture and Urban Design and aims to support participative design processes starting from an early phase across scales. CTY LAB is under constant development depending on our current projects. We are working with 3D models in virtual realities (3D VR) as … Continue reading

Skater, Data and the City

GPS Tracking and Geo-Tagging of Street Skateboarders and Traceurs in Paris and London (submitted March 2014) This study aims to investigate the informal, temporary usage of space based on two sub-cultures. Skateborading and parcour are acitivities which are direct performed in relation to architecture and urban space. Both activities are a run across terrains with mementary … Continue reading