“Wiener Speisen” is a speculative design project by a group of students at the Vienna University of Applied Sciences. A cooperative funded by the City of Vienna offers alternatives in the food sector in production, preparation and consumption in reusable and circular systems. CO2 emissions and resources could be drastically reduced as early as 2030.
Viennese food – a look into the year 2030
Seasonal, regional, organic and socially just with the lowest possible CO2 emissions – these characteristics define our use of resources today. Wiener Speisen, a registered cooperative, has guaranteed these quality characteristics in the food sector. It offers access to a network of agricultural producers, transporters and participating restaurants, all of which meet the above parameters. The Wiener Speisen cooperative handles logistics and administration, checks compliance with quality standards and offers catering services. Wiener Speisen, therefore, creates low-threshold access to high-quality food, with reusable and deposit systems playing a fundamental role in logistics. The City of Vienna supports the system – for example, in cooperation with existing municipal departments such as MA48, in location mediation or also by setting up its funding calls in collaboration with the Business Agency, WKW and AWS, which are intended to make it easier for existing companies to join and support the system.