HOHO Vienna – The World’s Tallest Wooden Tower (24 storeys)

Past Event
12:00 - 13:00 / Wednesday February 16th 2022Replay via GoToStage

General information

The event will exceptionally take place at noon since the speaker is based in Austria.

This conference will be presented in English. Cette conférence sera présentée en anglais.

The content of the conference (PowerPoint) cannot be shared with participants after the conference.

Description of the conference

With its 24 floors and 84 meters high, HoHo Vienna building in Seestadt (Austria) is one of the world’s tallest wooden tower. This building signals a firm commitment to innovation, sustainability and modernity by combining the vision of an ecological and forward-looking building in a wooden high-rise the likes of which the world has never seen. This presentation will cover the technical particularities of this building such as the structural system used for gravity and lateral loads, and the fire protection considerations.


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Speaker for this event

Richard Woschitz
Richard Woschitz Ph.D. - CEOWoschitz Group

Richard Woschitz studied Civil Engineering with the focus on structural engineering at the Technical University of Vienna and graduated in 1991 with an engineering degree. After graduation he remained and taught at the Technical University of Vienna, Institute for Science of Structural Design and Wood Construction Engineering, as well as at the Higher Federal Teaching and Research Institute in Mödling field structural engineering. In 1996 he graduated as Doctor of Technical Sciences. He is the CEO of the Woschitz Group with the range of services of the general advisory body and the focus on lightweight construction and sustainability structures and buildings. Lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology, legally sworn and certified expert for the fields of statics, steel, glass and wood construction. Awarded the Vienna Civil Engineeirng Prize and in the title of Master Timber construction Master h.c.