The Institute of Architecture Technology - IAT - persues a destinctly holistic approach in research and teaching, especially in the respect that construction and design cannot be considered as single disciplines. They rather form an inseperable unit. For many years, the IAT was the only institute of this name German-spaking world. To provide a clear communication, the fields the IAT is active in we are divided into three main areas: teaching IAT|edu, research IAT|lab and publications IAT|pub.
In 2017 the IAT was able to expand and also includes a professorship for Architecture and Timber Construction. The endowed professorship is supported by the Austrian Timber Industry pro:Holz.