About

This project takes place within the framework of the Angewandte Programme for Inter- and Transdisciplinary Projects in Art and Research (INTRA) and is funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

Team

Sophie Luger

is a licensed architect and member of the Austrian Federal Chamber of Architects and Engineers, currently working and teaching in Vienna. She studied at the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture in London and the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, where she received her master’s degree (Mag. arch) in architecture (Studio Zaha Hadid) 2006. She obtained a grant from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts, and Culture and gained professional experience as a design architect at Asymptote Architecture New York, Wolfgang Tschapeller ZT GmbH, and CAP Vienna, among others. Her work ranges from large-scale interventions to exhibition design and projects with a particular focus on sound behavior. She gained further academic qualification in acoustic building and sound performance in 2018. Her course “Applied Acoustics” at the Institute of Architecture, centers on the fundamentals of sound generation and sound propagation within the built environment.

Lenia Mascha

Lenia Mascha is a licensed architect and a member of the Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, teaching at studio Greg Lynn. She is founder of studio LNMSCH, exploring the spatial-aesthetic possibilities of machine-assisted composition and digital technologies within architecture, design, and the plastic arts. Previously, she taught at studio Hani Rashid (2017-2023) at the I oA, at the Institute of Urban Design of the University of Innsbruck (2016-2017), and co-directed the IoA Travelling Workshop (2018) at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She gained professional experience that spans from research and writing to employing computational design strategies for large-scale construction, with architectural offices Asymptote Architecture, Chalabi Architects, and Berger+Parkkinen Architects, where she has been a senior design architect for over seven years, working on cultural and civic projects in Europe. Lenia studied architecture in Vienna, Berlin, and Thessaloniki and holds an Architecture Diploma and a Master’s degree in Urban Strategies.

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