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intelligent iku®windows facade for
University- and Research Center -Lower Austria


iku®windows got account for high-tech think-tank in Lower Austria

The University- and Research Center in Tulln (Lower Austria) is a project of the government and will be opened at spring 2011.

iku®windows will install 450 m² of triple glazed cover cap façade with integrated self-cleaning mechanism and shading. The two facades contain eight windows which will care for the flue of fume and heat. Die building is designed as an “H-block”. The iku®windows facades are laterals of the central hall which connects the two main blocks.

Scientists of the Austrian University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, will work there putting their focus on renewable resources, organic resources and organic based technologies. Additional scientists of the Austrian Institute of Technology will do their research there. About 15.000 m² will be used together.

The total investment amount of the project is about 56 Mio. Euro.
The University- and research has been developed by the Austrian project group “Architekt Podsedensek” , “Moser Architekten”  and “VAMED”  .

Visualizations: Architekt Podsedensek

  iku®windowsworldwide references

iku®windows completed several projects worldwide. It’s know-how and experiences are highly welcome for the sophisticated project in Tulln, Lower Austria, and at the same time basis for the decision making of the contractor to engage iku®windows.

Facts & Figures
Contractor: Government of the Federal State "Lower Austria"
Special issue: Cover Cap Facade with integrated self-cleaning mechanism and shading.
Architectural Needs/Benefits: Cleaning of facades which are heavy to access and hence there is no possibility for the use of conventional cleaning methods.


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250 m2 Cover Cap Facade with integrated self-cleaning mechanism

15 Floors

Completion 2010

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