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

Hawk

The new supercomputer of the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) is the flagship of the facility, one of the fastest in the world, and also the fastest in Europe for general applications. Hawk is designed for engineering simulation applications and enables a variety of new workflows to support data generation, simulation, big-data analysis, deep learning … 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

Publication: Shaping Urban Change using Digital Tools

Digital tools offer great potential for cities and municipalities for developing and planning habitats geared towards actual peoples needs. The project Reallabor Stadt:Quartiere 4.0 (Living Labs Urban:Quarters 4.0) focussed on the impacts of the digital transformation on urban habitats and how digital instruments can be implemented in planning and decision processes. The new publication “Wandel … Continue reading

Symposium 28–29 May: Urban Systems / Global Challenges / Digital Tools

Large-scale digitalization throughout different sectors of society and the economy serves as one of the major disruptive technological trends of our time. In addition to the digital transformation, we must better understand and shape technology’s role in our personal and working lives. Indeed, how these digital transformations impact cities and urban life is still not … Continue reading

Living Lab Urban:Quarters 4.0 at HLRS

The research focus of Living Lab Urban:Quarters 4.0 (Reallabor Stadt:Quartiere 4.0) lies on the development of digital tools to support citizens, planners, and decision makers with the aim of creating synergies and cooperation across complex and dynamic processes in the context of digital transformation. One of the major challenges is the linking of expectations and … Continue reading