Linz: Wagner-Jauregg State Psychiatric Hospital

Design and construction supervision for extension of Wagner-Jauregg state psychiatric hospital, consisting of a psychiatric and a neurosurgical-neurological hospital wing, the service and administration building and the training centre located in the southern part.
The design was carried out in joint venture with Hass & Partner GmbH (Traun).

The 600-bed hospital comprises the following functions (in accordance with DIN 13080):

  • Admission and emergency care
  • Clinical medical service (psychiatry, neurology, neurosurgery, geriatrics, anaesthetics)
  • Functional diagnostics
  • Laboratory medicine
  • Pathology
  • X-ray diagnostics
  • Operating
  • Nuclear medical therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Emergency service
  • General nursing (psychiatry, neurology,neurosurgery)
  • Intensive care
  • Nursing service for psychiatric patients
  • Hospital management and administration
  • Archives
  • Library
  • Social services
  • Supply and disposal facilities with sterilisation centre
  • Education and training
  • Child care centre
  • Staff housing


Architecture and Urban Design

Constructional Engineering


Dorsch International Consultants


State Government of Upper Austria, Linz

Project Activities

  • Planning and
  • Construction supervision in respect of sanitary installations, heating/ ventilation/electrical engineering and conveying systems


From 1995 to 2003