Andreas Hofer Ass.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Dr.h.c.
Born 1963, from St. Aegyd, Lower Austria. Architectural studies in Vienna and Bogotá, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Urban Design and Landscape Architecture at the Vienna University of Technology, PhD in 2000. Teaching assignments: RWTH Aachen, msa Münster, TU Darmstadt. Cooperation projects, teaching and research on international and informal urban development.

Bohdan Tscherkes Prof. Dr.Sc. Ing.-Arch.
Born 1953 in Lviv, Ukraine. Architectural studies at the L'vivska Polytechnic University and the Moscow Architecture Institute, PhD in 1985 in Moscow, habilitation 2006 in Kiev. Director of the Institute of Architecture at L'vivska Polytechnic University and Professor at the UR Krakow. Member of the Saxon Academy of Arts and the Ukrainian Academy of Architecture, Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Technology. Several publications on architecture in Eastern Europe.

Andrea Überbacher  Dipl. Ing., MSc
from Vienna, Austria. Urbanism studies at TU Delft (NL) and IUAV (IT); architecture studies at TU Graz and TU Wien (AT); Founder of MIA (Metropolitan Innovation Action) a Viennese SME working on the intersection between research and implementation in cities for sustainable urban development. Work fields: Urban living labs, climate adaption and urban resilience. University lecturer at TU Wien, Urbanism.


Anasztazia Hujvan Dipl.-Ing.
Born 1993 in Novovolynsk, Ukraine. Architectural studies at Lviv Polytechnic National University and TU Vienna. Was a tutor by several projects at the STB Institute, TU Vienna, co-organized the YoVA4 and UDLL 2019 exhibition in Lviv, Ukraine, worked at the Office of architecture and urban planning in Lviv, currently working at einszueins Architektur in Vienna.

Advising Coordinator

Klaus Semsroth em.Univ Prof. Arch. Dipl.Ing. Dr.techn. Dr.hc.
Born 1939 in Bevensen, Germany. Architectural and Urban Design Studies at UT Vienna, Munich and Glasgow. PhD 1974 in Vienna, Habilitation 1985 in Vienna. 1987-1990 Head of the Department of the project preparation for the capitel city planning in St Pölten. Since 1994 Univ.Prof. at the UT Vienna, 1995-1998 Head of the Institute of Urban Planning, 1998-2013 Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Planning. 
Correspondent member of the Academy for Regional Studies and Planning (Hannover) and correspondent member of the German Academy for Urban Development and Planning (Berlin).


Solomiia Shcheholska Ass.Prof., Dr. Ing.-Arch
Born 1992 in Lviv, Ukraine. Architectural studies at L'vivska Polytechnic University, PhD in 2021 in Lviv. 
Teaching and research at the chair of Urban Planning at L'vivska Polytechnic University.

Christian Gigler Dipl.-Ing.
Born 1975, from Villach, Austria. Architectural studies in Vienna with research focus on the transformation of poblic space in Odessa, Ukraine. Co-founder and general secretary of the International Summer University Carinthia as well as lecturer and supervisor at the department for Urban Design and Architecture at iSUC. Project manager and head of product design in the project TMT - The Mobile Terminal, working on new design solutions with mobile and modular building infrastructure for passenger airports. Founder of the design company Gigler Design & Strucures with focuse on architecure, design and urban structures. External consultand for the cooperation vienna-lviv.

Anton Kolomeytsev Univ.Ass. M.Arch. Dr. Ing.-Arch
Born 1986 in Lviv, Ukraine. Architectural studies at L'vivska Polytechnic University, PhD in 2013 in Lviv. Teaching and research at the chair of Architectural Design at L'vivska Polytechnic University. Starting from 2019 Chief Architect of Lviv. Research focus: the relationship between architecture and its broader context.

Stefan J. Kubin Proj.Ass. Dipl.-Ing.
Born 1973 in Gars am Kamp, Lower Austria. Studies of architecture in Vienna, PhD studies starting in 2013.
Project assistent and lecturer at the UT Institute of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture and at Institute of History of Art, Building Archaeology and Restoration, research focus: building archaeology and history of urban design.

Nataliya Mysak Mag. Arch.
Born 1989 in Lviv, Ukraine. Architectural studies at L'vivsk Polytechnic University.
PhD-studies starting in 2013. 
Research focus: identity of large panel housing estates.

Halyna Petryshyn Univ.Prof. Arch. Dr.arch.
Born 1957 in Zolochiv, Ukraine. Studied architecture and urban planning at L'vivska Polytechnic. 1979-1990 Assistant Professor at L'vivska Polytechnic. PhD 1990 in Moscow. 2003-2012 Univ. Prof. at West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin (Poland), fields of study: Landscape Architecture. Since 2011 Univ.Prof. at Lviv TU, Head of the Institute of Urban Planning. Member of the Polish Association of Landscape Architects (SPAK) and European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS).

Elisabeth Leitner Univ.Ass. Dipl.-Ing. MBA Dr.techn.
Born 1979, from St. Pölten, Lower Austria. Studies of architecture and event management in Vienna, project management of national and international architecture transfer projects, PhD in 2012. Teaching and research at the Institute for Urban Design and Landscape Architecture at the Vienna University of Technology, research focus: festivalization and urban building culture. Current project:



Since 1995 the two schools of architecture of L’vivska Polytechnic and University of Technology Vienna cooperate, using different methods in teaching and research. The key aspects of the cooperation...
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