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Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Institute for Art and Architecture

Prof. dr. ir. Angelika Schnell is Professor for architectural theory, architectural history and design at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Former editor of ARCH+, current member of the editorial boards of ARCH+ and Candide, co-editor of Bauwelt Fundamente. Numerous publications and lectures at international institutions. Dissertation on the theoretical work of Aldo Rossi (summa cum laude). Research foci on the relationship between architecture and urbanism in the 20th and 21st centuries, in particular on the criticism of modernism and its historiographical conception, on design methods and their transdisciplinary interconnections.

Dr. Eva Sommeregger is Senior Scientist at the Institute for Art and Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, associated with the platforms „History, Theory and Criticism“ and „Analogue and Digital Production“. Her research deals with models of thought related to the human body’s spatiality. Eva was Schütte-Lihotzky Research Fellow 2010, Architect in Residence at the MAK in Los Angeles in 2011 and was appointed Senior Researcher at the LMDA at the Art Academy of Latvia, Riga in 2021. She is the co-editor of „Silver Linings“ (Breite Gasse, 2015, with Mike Aling and Florian Schafschetzy) and „Entwerfen Erforschen: der „performative“ turn im Architekturstudium“ (Birkhäuser, 2016, with Angelika Schnell and Waltraud Indrist), and author of “Tupaia, Kybernetes & Lara Croft” (Breite Gasse, 2022).