Best of Oikodrom

Oikodrom put together a paper of all publications released in the last 20 years. The publication consists of articles, films and project descriptions. 


Best of Oikodrom


Mulierem Fortem

Join our Mulierem fortem discussion on January 27th, 2014, at the University Vienna. See the programme and read about the project. More


Publication: "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung"

We proudly announce that the reports of our interns Laura Liebel and Florian Kabinger were printed in the OeAD publication "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung". For orders please visit: StudienVerlag.

More information see Young Science at Oikodrom and Nopoor project.


Mulierem Fortem

Join our Round table on January 15th, 5pm, Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, and our Discussion on January 27th, 7pm, Universität Wien, to talk about science, art and gender during the Vienna University´s 650 jubilee in 2015. Read more


Nopoor in the Austrian magazine SUEDWIND

Read the article "Armut im Fokus" (Ivanceanu/ Tagesen) about challenges and potentialities of communication between science and politics.



Our online TV presents art works, performances, public lectures and artistic videos from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Watch SPACESTV


Come to Berlin and see: Every 7th person

The Konfuzius-Institut in Berlin invites to a documentary series on China. "Jeder siebte Mensch" / "Every 7th person" (see the trailer) by Ina Ivanceanu will be screened on Thursday, November 28th 2013 at 6pm. More


nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Der Standard"

About nopoor - A common way to a new under- standing of poverty and strategies for dissemination of scientific results. Read the article


nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Wiener Zeitung"

Heidi Dumreicher was invited to write a guest commentary: "Proteste in Brazilien - eine Fortsetzung des Kampfs gegen Armut"


Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung - The future we want

Oikodrom was again happy to welcome eight students in the age of 16-18 to one month of science, theory, research, practice and discussion. Read more


Hot off the press:

Read the SPACES Article "Der Traum vom Raum" by Ina Ivanceanu, published in the SUEDWIND Magazine Nr. 7-8 July 2013


nopoor Conference Flash, Rio de Janeiro, June 2013

Protests in Brazil: Successes and failures in national efforts to fight poverty in Brazil



nopoor project annual meeting

10-12 June 2013

in Rio de Janeiro



SPACES: „Architecture of Common“

SPACES Caravan Ukraine; Kyiv
May 23 - May 28, 2013

Public events, discussions, workshops at Yunist factory



OUT NOW: Hammam Rehablitiation Reader

Stefan Arlanch


President of Oikodrom and member in the Oikodrom executive committee.




He is a specialist in coaching and community development. He worked in the field of neighbourhood management (Gebietsbetreuung / Vienna area renewal office).

Experience and practical know-how in the fields of community development and community organizing, in participation projects, facilitation and conflict resolution.


Fields of Research and practical experience
Stefan ARLANCH is president of Oikodrom and member of the Oikodrom Steering Committee since 2005. In his basic profession he is a historian and philosopher. Since 2001 Mr. Arlanch has been collaborating with Oikodrom and since 2004 he has been working in the field of neighbourhood management.(Gebietsbetreuung / Vienna area renewal office). He was project leader of the pilot project of the EU-Project POSEIDON, a partnership of the cities of Vienna, Amsterdam, London, Stockholm and Genoa. He has experience and practical know how in the fields of community development and community organizing. Experience in participation projects, facilitation and conflict resolution. Since 2006 he has been doing a master postgraduate study for community development, neighbourhood management and local economics. He has research experience in a research project for the Austrian ministry of agriculture together with the Vienna University of Technology about the role of political cultures in public participation.


Language Skills
German: mother tongue
English: business fluent
Italian: conversation


Project Leadership

2006 - 2008   

Establishment of structures of dweller representation in municipal buildings in Vienna; Development of workshops, education measures and participation processes
2005 - 2006

Project Management for the local pilot project "ANKER10" of the EU-project POSEIDON (Interreg III C). Neighbourhood Management in deprived areas

2004             Operations / project-lead on the SW Compliance Programme: IBM Software Group CEMA - Central Europe, Middle East and Africa: implementation of the project into the region; project-controlling, preparation of the organization for reviews and organization with performing company, reporting, February

Project Management and Coordination

2003 - 2004


Operations / project management assistance for Strategic Investment Project: IBM Software Group CEMA: project -controlling, budgeting, review of project application forms, documentation, process-implementation, booking control, reporting



Operations / IBM University Programs and IBM Scholars Programs IBM Software Group CEMA: event organisation, country support, reporting, team room maintenance, project evaluation, March - May
2001 - 2003 Operations / project management assistance for IBM CHIS Development: project planning with MS Project, budgeting, documentation und data archiving, reporting
1997 - 2001 Operations / IBM Software Group CEE/CEMA: reporting, organisation and implementation of the commission-Process, database concept and maintenance; data-migration

Research Projects




"The role of political cultures in public participation", in cooperation with the TU Vienna - Institute for Sociology for Architects and Spatial Planners (assignment of the ministry for agriculture, forestry, environment and water management), March - October
2001 SUCCESS - Sustainable Users Concepts for China Engaging Scientific Scenarios, 5th Framework Programme, INCO-DEV A 4, conceptual contribution, September - December

Participation Projects



Monitoring of teaching activities for dweller representatives in Vienna (assignment of the Wohnservice Vienna), October - December

Presentations, Lectures, Teaching and Training





Training and courses for dweller representatives Viennawide; Presentation of the Area renewal offices in Vienna, November
Presentation in the Workshop "Paris meets Vienna" about neighbourhood Management Strategies in Paris and Vienna; April



Presentation of the EU-Project "Poseidon" at the international conference of Community work in Hannover / Germany, November
2003 - 2004 Teaching activity: intensive history, psychology and philosophy courses held for high school leaving examination at the Polykolleg Wien, September/June
2002 - 2003 first year resident as high school-teacher at the Goethe-high school Astgasse, Vienna: History, psychology. September - July
2002 - 2003 Tennis (teaching) instructor for the Pädak (Academy for Primary and Secondary School teachers) Feldkirch; Kinesiology workshops
2001 Trainer / Berufsförderungsinstitut bfi: performance of MS Excel classes for the bfi-academy, July - September


2008       The role of political cultures in participated processes; Vienna (in preparation)
2006 Abstract for the "Wohnbauforschungstage": http://www.wohnbauforschung.at/de/Projekt_Anker10.htm



"Das EU-Projekt Anker10"; publication on the website www.stadtteilarbeit.de; November 2005
"Anker 10 - Projekt für gelebte Nachbarschaft im Gemeindebau"; in: Perspektiven 7-8/2005