The much acclaimed exhibition comes to the Haus der Architektur in Graz.
Ride a bike! Reclaim the city
29. May 2019 to 14. August 2019
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HDA – Haus der Architektur
Mariahilferstraße 28020 Graz
What can urban development look like to attract even more people to the bicycle? With project examples from all over the world, the exhibition Fahr Rad! promotes the gentle reconquest of the city and shows how the road to an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable environment can also lead through the planning of cities and towns suitable for cycling.
Solutions from the cities of Copenhagen, Groningen, Barcelona, New York, the Ruhr area and Oslo will be shown. In addition, the situation of bicycle traffic in Graz and Styria will be referred to.
The Haus der Architektur does not only want to approach the subject of bicycles as a means of transport, but also to deal with the extent to which the confrontation with contemporary urban mobility creates opportunities to discover public space as a new resource. The aim is to rearrange the public space and thus the street space for use by all and to distribute its surfaces in such a way that safe, comfortable and balanced mobility is possible for all people. The exhibition also aims to stimulate an inclusive debate and encourage exchange and cooperation between different actors.
An exhibition of the Deutsches Architekturmuseum DAM, Frankfurt am Main.
Curators Annette Becker, Stefanie Lampe and Lessano Negussie.
Supplementary content: Institut für Städtebau der Technischen Universität Graz (Prof. Aglaée Degros).
In cooperation with
- Landesbaudirektion Steiermark, GO RADMOBIL
- Stadtbaudirektion Graz
- Institut für Städtebau der Technischen Universität Graz – Projektteam: Arch. Univ.-Prof. Aglaee Degros, Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Eva Schwab, Dipl.-Ing. Sabine Gindl
The opening of the exhibition takes place at the same time as the 12th Austrian Cycling Summit in Graz and is part of its supporting programme.
29.5.2019, 16:30 h: Guided tour with curator Stefanie Lampe
19.6.2019, 19 Uhr: Thematic evening with international examples
17.7.2019, 19 Uhr: Thematic evening on the situation in Graz and the Steiermark
24.7.2019, 17 Uhr: Bike excursion in Graz