Graduated at the University of Innsbruck where he later taught architecture, he is today the director of the Austrian branch of Snohetta, one of the most renowned architecture studios in Europe. He started working for Snohetta in Oslo, contributing to many international projects strengthening Snohetta’s philosophy focusing on the deep connection between architecture and landscape. In collaboration with the French studio Cao Perrot, he worked at the innovative project for Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens and in 2014 he cooperated with the planning of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at Ground Zero in New York.
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