Study on building cooperatives in the Vienna Seestadt Aspern, with focus on participatory planning and cooperative planning among the groups commissioned by the Viennese Department of Housing Research (MA 50).
The Aspern cluster of building cooperatives contains of 5 projects – B.R.O.T. 3, Seestern Aspern, JAspern, LISA and Pegasus. All of these act under different conditions and have different objectives, e.g. in relation to legal form, form of property, orientation towards community, participatory planning and urban engagement. This diversity shall be analyzed, compared in related to the topic of cooperative planning. The comparative study is based mainly on participant observation and interviews.
Dowload Study (in German)