Gemeinschaftliches Wohnen

The “possibilities space” is the central building block of the Gemeinschaftliches Wohnen residential complex. The name itself is auspicious, not prescribing a specific function but offering inspiration for what might be possible. Spatially, this is a large area – like a parking garage – that bisects the building from one side to the other. Oversized gates open the space to the outdoors. A sociologist works with residents to explore and implement the possibilities.

OHW - Experience

The tour begins in the possibilities space. A workshop for residents starts at 12 noon, which visitors are also invited to participate in. Afterwards groups can visit one of the apartments. Architects, a sociologist and residents will be in attendance to explain how community living plays out at the building.

Photos © Dieter Henkel

Architecture: Froetscher Lichtenwagner
Client: Eisenhof Gemeinnützige Bau-, Wohnungs- und Siedlungsgenossenschaft reg. Gen.m.b.H
Structural engineer: RWT Plus ZT-GmbH
Building technology: Woschitz Engineering ZT-GmbH
Landscape architecture: DnD-Landschaftsplanung
Sociology: Mag. Sonja Gruber
General contractor: Implenia Baugesellschaft m.b.H


1120 Vienna, Darnautgasse 10

Opening hours:

Sat. 12:00 - 5:00pm
Sat. 1:00pm - 5:00pm achitects on site

Saturday only! (wrong information in the brochure)


U6, S-Bahn: Bahnhof Meidling

Construction period:



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