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proHolz Student Trophy

International competition for redensification and urban extension with wood

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proHolz Student Trophy 24

For the fifth time, proHolz organized an international competition for students on the topic of building with wood. On the basis of three exemplary inner-city building sites in Vienna, students of architecture and civil engineering were able to explore the potential and possible applications of modern timber construction in urban areas.

proHolz Austria organized the competition in cooperation with proHolz Bayern.

A total of 166 projects were submitted and the prize winners have now been selected. There was one prize winner and two commendations per building site. A special prize was also awarded.

Prize winners

Prize winners and commendations

One prize and two commendations were awarded for each building site, along with an additional special prize.

Participants and universities

166 projects from ten countries were submitted.


The proHolz Student Trophy 24 placed the focus on building in existing structures: existing inner-city structures were to be extended and further developed by the students using wood as a building material.


The submitted projects were evaluated by the jury in a two-stage process.

With the kind support of