Biotope City, 1100 Vienna

Biotope City, 1100 Vienna:Living and relaxing

Unique view. Idyllic location. Ample green space.

Foto: In Favoriten entstand ein neues Quartier - das Biotope City.

Highlights:The world's first Greenpass Platinum certificate

More biodiversity, less heat pollution, more greenery in the residential environment and intelligent rainwater management. All this stands for quality of life in Biotope City Vienna, a designated project of IBA_Vienna 2022 and the world's first GREENPASS Platinum certified project. The method: thoughtful use of nature's regenerative mechanisms through innovative cooperation between humans, technology, flora and fauna.

01From Biotope City you have a great view of the south of Vienna

Location:Wienerberg recreation area

Biotope City is a residential and working quarter in the south of Vienna on a former factory site with direct access to the Wienerberg recreational area. It is surrounded by business parks and high-rise buildings to the west and detached houses to the east.

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01The Wienerberg invites you to relax - a lake offers the necessary cooling in summer.


Zelda-Kaplan-Weg 6, 1100 Vienna

Zelda-Kaplan-Weg 6, 1100 Vienna

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Facts and figures

  • 980Apartments
  • 20.000sqm business
  • 13.600sqm rooftop gardens
  • 2.200sqm facade greening

About Biotype City

The concentration of uses with urban potential along the centrally located micro-axis (community spaces, local amenities, small businesses, development areas, social infrastructure) is the focus of the formerly completely sealed site.

Construction time
2017 - 2021
Project partner
BUWOG, Soravia, ÖSW, GESIBA, Arwag, Wien Süd, Mischek
  • Reduced heat stress

  • Increased biodiversity

  • Lots of greenery in the neighbourhood

  • Intelligent rainwater management

Biotope City Quartiersplan

Foto: Übersicht über die Biotope City am Wienerberg

IBA Biotope City Wienerberg neighbourhood: drone flight 2021

Quote fromHelga Fassbinder

It's about the renaturation of the city: Green is by far the most efficient and cost-effective means of mitigating heat stress and environmental impacts. Biotope City proves that dense yet green living is possible and affordable.
Helga Fassbinder
Helga Fassbinder
Urban planner and founder of the Biotope City Foundation

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