Events upcoming

stand-up innovation #hotsummerinthecity

Yes, we all can feel it, summers in cities, like Vienna get sometimes unbearably hot. But let’s not complain like typical Viennese. Let’s focus on the solutions. What solutions are out there to counter “urban heat islands”? What strategies are in place? How can we bring nature back into cities with many benefits to enjoy the #hotsummerinthecity!

Date: 16.09.2020 17:30-20:30

Location: Sophienspital, Stollgasse 17, 1070 Wien

Registration: registration not possible yet


  • Jürgen Preiss is officer in charge of the section Spatial Development at the City of Vienna Environmental Protection Department (MA 22) since 2007. His main expertises are the Urban Heat Islands (UHI)- Strategy in Vienna and the Vienna greening building program (façade-/roof-greening).
  • Theresa Heitzlhofer – alchemia-nova
  • Susanne Formanek: Grünstattgrau
  • more will be announced


+ 16:30-17:30: Free Guided Tour through the IBA Exhibition

+ 17:30-18:00: Green Welcome Cocktail

+ stand up and speak! 2 minute impulse talk from audience on the topic #hotsummerinthecity