Heidemarie Lex-Nalis education campus

Rappachgasse education campus:The learning ship in the Donau Auen.

Children will find room to grow on the site of the former Donau Auen of Vienna.

Photo: Rappachgasse 44 education campus, exterior view with generous green spaces

Highlights:Creative, play and learning room 2.0

The new educational campus in Simmering offers a comprehensive primary education programme, many open spaces and green spaces and plenty of room for child development. Starting in 2023, it will be home to three infant and nine kindergarten groups, as well as a 17-class all-day primary school and four special education classes for children with disabilities.

01Open spaces promote communication and offer even more room for creativity.
02Lots of green spaces and plenty of room to play or take a break.

Facts and figures

  • 10,500m² garden
  • 825children
  • 6Biber


  • Project development
  • Project management
  • Finanzierung

About the education campus

The new Simmering education project was named after the Austrian pioneer in elementary education, Heidemarie Lex-Nalis. In line with the commitment of its namesake, the Heidemarie Lex-Nalis education campus offers a comprehensive range of educational, therapy, creative and sports facilities for 825 children up to 10 years of age. The implementation of the PPP project, which is a collaboration between STRABAG Real Estate and the City of Vienna, is based on a sustainable energy concept.

Construction time
2021 - 2023
Areal concept
Approx. 12,000 m² gross floor area, 3 floors and 10,500 m² of outdoor space. Kindergarten for 12 groups, 17 all-day primary school classes, 4 special education rooms, sports and gymnastics halls, therapy area, creative rooms
Used by
City of Vienna
Project partner
HYPO NOE Leasing GmbH, Caverion Österreich GmbH
Under construction
Special features
  • Concrete core heating/cooling

  • Geothermal probes

  • Mechanical ventilation system

  • PV system

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