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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 pmExpert tour of the buildingwith 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 HallRegistration required 3.30 pmPresentation: Corporate Structure and Eco-Managementby 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 pmTour 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 HallRegistration required 3 – 5 pmMAK 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 HallRegistration required               
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