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New Landmarks for the city

Designed by  Dominique Perrault, the DC Towers are a destinctive feature of Vienna's skyline. Standing 250 metres tall, DC Tower 1 is not only  Austria's highest building but also a fascinating new urban landmark.

The DC Tower 1 combines architectural aesthetics with an advanced 'green' design and functionality. It is one of the first Austrian office towers built and equipped in accordance with the energy and sustainability requirements for 'green buildings' issued by the European Commission.

The DC Towers 1 and 2 follow the development philosophy of projects already implemented in the Donau-City as well: pedestrian and traffic levels are situated on different planes. A customised wind tunnel mock-up of the DC Towers and their surroundings was built and subjected to several rounds and types of testing to develop measures for optimising wind comfort in near-ground zones.
New Landmarks for the city

VIP Moments
See the highlights of the best Vienna DC events.

  • Talk Gate - 'The world on the edge of ecological collapse'
  • Talk Gate - 'Cyberwar - A genuine threat'?
  • DC Tower 1 – Laying of the foundation stone
  • Talk Gate - 'Genetic engineering – is everything patentable?'
  • 10 years of Tech Gate Vienna
  • Talk Gate - 'Innovation as a response to crisis"
  • Austrian Construction Awards 2009
  • Talk Gate 'High-rise buildings & energy concepts'
  • VIENNA DC Gala
  • White Caribbean Night
  • White Caribbean Night
  • Tech Gate topping-out ceremony
  • Tech Gate Opening