Social and ecological sustainability in the residential sector of Lower Austria Social area analysis: concepts and recommendations for migrants’ integration


Analyzing social and ecological sustainability in Lower Austria’s residential sector in its relationship to integration of migrants is this project’s innovative aim. Comprehensive sustainability demands for the diligent calibration of both social and ecological requirements which can only be met when screened jointly. Within this project, social area analysis will be conducted in two selected residential areas of Lower Austria. This analysis will include insights into migrants’ transnational social environment. Applying the tool of social area analysis in this context will demonstrate how it can be harnessed to establish a sound analytical basis for concise interventions. Findings and insights gained pave the way for recommendations on how to sustainably implement migrants’ integration in Lower Austria’s residential sector.


Duration 01/07/2013 - 30/06/2014
Funding Bundesländer (inkl. deren Stiftungen und Einrichtungen)
Program NÖ Wohnbauforschung

Department for Migration and Globalization

Center for Migration, Integration and Security

Principle investigator for the project (Danube University Krems) Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Tania Berger


Berger, T.; Czerny, M.; Faustmann, A.; Perl, C. (2014). Sozialraumanalyse: Konzepte und Empfehlungen zur Umsetzung von Integration in Niederösterreich. Donau-Universität Krems, Department für Migration und Globalisierung, Schriftenreihe Migration und Globalisierung, Edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems

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