Japanese HoHo Visit - Woschitz Group

Japanese HoHo Visit

HoHo – guided tour

On September 5th, 2019, the wooden high-rise building in Aspern welcomed the visit of employees of Tsukuba Research Institute of Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd. and Kumagai Gumi Co. Ltd, both of which are based in Japan. Tsukuba Research Institute of Sumitomo Forestry Co plans to erect a wooden tower.

The tour was organised by Hasslacher Holding GmbH. The visitors were also accompanied by o. Univ. Prof. DDI Wolfgang Winter, Professor emeritus at the Vienna University of Technology, and DI techn. Richard Woschitz, Managing Director of the Woschitz Group.

After being guided through the HoHo, a presentation was given by the architect DI Ulla Unzeitig and the structural engineer DI. techn. Richard Woschitz. In the course of the following discussion, DI Dr. techn. Richard Woschitz answered technical questions, and he gave recommendations for the planned wooden tower.

The photo (from left to right) shows Director Tatsumi Kawata, Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd, DI. techn. Richard Woschitz, CEO of the Woschitz Group GmbH, o. Univ. Prof. DDI Wolfgang Winter, Professor emeritus, and Hideo Hasako, Joint General Manager of Kumagai Gumi Co., Ltd.

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Foto   © R. Woschitz