City Work

Cities live. Cities change. Spatial and social structures are therefore constantly confronted with ever­changing challenges. New concepts are needed. For the city. For our daily coexistence. Social design faces these challenges and thematizes them beyond aesthetic and functional interpretations. This encourages exchange and demands something of its audience.
In the format Stadtarbeit, the jury chooses by means of an open call five projects whose particular design quality brings to light social potentials and addresses social and urban issues in this year’s Focus District Alsergrund. They show the alternatives design can produce in daily coexistence. For the fifth time, the Erste Bank ExtraVALUE Design Award will be awarded to one of the Stadtarbeit projects this year.