The article deals with the workshop Urban Density Lab Vienna, that took place in Vienna in 2016 with the participation of students and professors from the Technical University of Vienna (TUV), the Department of Urban Planning (Stӓdtebau), NU "Lviv Polytechnic" (NULP), the Department of Urban Development and Architectural Design, the University of Los Andes In Bogotá (Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá). Workshop as a part of the design course of urban planning is an effective tool of the intensive designing process.
The article describes the design methodology and appropriateness of architectural workshops for student learning and their involvement in participatory planning. As an example, given an architectural workshop that took place in September 2016 in the village Sergiivka, Odessa region at International urban forum "Area for development. Beach and city" with the participation of students and tutors from Odesa, Lviv, Dnipro, Kharkiv and Kyiv.