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Heritage Day 2022

Sun, 25.9.2022 10 am6 pm

MAK – Museum of Applied Arts

Free admission with registration
 
On heritage day, the MAK, which was able to celebrate 150 years of the Ferstel Wing at Stubenring last year and, in addition, was proudly awarded the ecolabel, will present its three strategies/approaches to implement its goals for climate-friendly organization. After all, the MAK is committed to S(ustainable) D(evelopment) G(oals) for the facility management as well as for the organization and structure of the museum and, last but not least, its content and programs. 
 
3 pm
Expert tour of the building
with Gundi Eßlinger, Head, Facility Management, MAK
 
With regard to the facility management, a lot of important developments concerning sustainability were initiated in the last years. For example, the renovation of the electronic systems and the switch to LED, the connection to the district cooling network, and the renovation of the sanitary facilities, to name but a few. Facility manager Gundi Eßlinger will guide you behind the scenes of the MAK. 
 
Duration: ca. 20 min.
Meeting point: MAK Columned Main Hall
 
3.30 pm
Presentation: Corporate Structure and Eco-Management
by Katharina Egghart, Sustainability Manager, MAK
 
After being awarded the ecolabel—but also already before—, the MAK initiated an ongoing process of improvement concerning sustainability and eco-friendliness. The Sustainability Manager will present necessary changes, organizational and structural challenges, as well as the evaluation of MAK activities with regard to sustainability. 
 
Duration: ca. 30 min.
Registration required 
 
4 pm
Tour of the MAK Design Lab
 
Since 2019, the MAK Design Lab makes the contribution design can have towards positive change tangible. Contemporary projects by designers, artists, architects, programmers, activists, and idealists, who are reacting to the challenges of the 21st century and are pointing out problems, contemplating alternatives, and providing solutions, are put into the context of multifaceted connections to historical positions from the MAK Collection. More than 500 objects but also tools, scientific research, and technologies present alternative paths to our current lifestyles and show approaches towards an eco-friendly, sustainable change of our production methods, ways of living, habits, and systems. 
 
Duration: ca. 1 h.
Meeting point: MAK Columned Main Hall
 
3 – 5 pm
MAK Design Kids: Our Old Houses—Designing in an Eco-Friendly Way
 
In a workshop for children ages 8 to 12 in the MAK Columned Main Hall, we will look into redesigning our “old houses and streets” in an eco-friendly way. 
Together, we will design imaginative and alternative ideas to redesign existing urban buildings based on eco-friendly standards. 
 
MAK Columned Main Hall
 
 
 

Exhibitions

Currently closed: MAK Design Lab

iCal Tue, 16.6.2020

MAK – Museum of Applied Arts

Education

Expert tour of the building
Heritage Day 2022

Expert tour of the building

with Gundi Eßlinger, Head, Facility Management, MAK
Expert tour of the building
With regard to the facility management, a lot of important developments concerning sustainability were initiated in the last years. For example, the renovation of the electronic systems and the switch to LED, the connection to the district cooling network, and the renovation of the sanitary facilities, to name but a few. Facility manager Gundi Eßlinger will guide you behind the scenes of the MAK. 
 
Duration: ca. 20 min.
Meeting point: MAK Columned Main Hall
Registration required 
Free admission with registration 

Education

Presentation: Corporate Structure and Eco-Management
Heritage Day 2022

Presentation: Corporate Structure and Eco-Management

by Katharina Egghart, Sustainability Manager, MAK
Presentation: Corporate Structure and Eco-Management
After being awarded the ecolabel—but also already before—, the MAK initiated an ongoing process of improvement concerning sustainability and eco-friendliness. The Sustainability Manager will present necessary changes, organizational and structural challenges, as well as the evaluation of MAK activities with regard to sustainability. 
 
Duration: ca. 30 min.
Registration required 
Free admission with registration