The Stadtwerkstatt in Linz, Upper Austria was founded in 1979 by students from the art university and cultural activists. First initiated as a reaction to the main square being "concreted over", the Stadtwerkstatt developed into a center of culture and communication that has been located since 1990 in Alt-Urfahr. The Stadtwerkstatt regularly holds music events, but also organizes other artistic and cultural activities. It is often involved with large performances, installations and actions in public space. The building of the Stadtwerkstatt also houses the independent Linz local radio station Radio FRO and the art and culture server servus.at.