Born 1952 in Innsbruck / Austria
from 1980 – 2012 own architectural office in Feldkirch / Vorarlberg / Austria
Long study trips to Finland, Mexico and many countries in South America, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Australia and New Zealand, Japan.
Ecological aspects in Architecture from town planning scale into detail, avoiding sick building syndromes as well as economic construction methods by self-building or radical prefabrication were key issues of the office since it started. From 1984 specializing in energy efficient architecture and building of ´controlled experimental´ innovative strategies in practice.
The office has finished altogether more than 150 projects in different scales, new buildings as well as renovations, housing projects, farmhouses, school renovations, office- and industrial buildings as well as interior design.
from 1995 workshops at different Universities
1994 – 2004 lecturer for design, building construction and ecological building methods at the University of Liechtenstein
from 2005 lecturer at the Kunstuniversität Linz / Austria (Linz University of Arts) for
the design of wooden buildings and wooden constructions
2006 visiting professor at the school of Architecture in Ljubljana / Slovenia
from 2007 honorary professor at the Aarhus School of Architecture
director of MEGA – joint master for sustainable and energy efficient architecture between Tsinghua University Beijing and Aarhus School of Architecture
From 2009 – 2014 professor at Umea School of Architecture, responsible for the master course LSAP ´laboratory for sustainable architectural production´
From 2013 professor for sustainable architecture at the Aarhus School of Architecture and responsible for sustainable aspects in architecture throughout the school in research and education – coordinator of research Lab ´Emerging Architectures´