The IoA is happy to announce that the guest professorship of starchitect Kazuyo Sejima extended
"Kazuyo Sejima will also be available to our students as a visiting professor in the upcoming summer semester. I am pleased to announce that this outstanding and innovative architect has prolonged her stay at the University. Our students are fully dedicated to their work with her, from which they have greatly benefited", says Gerald Bast, rector of the University of Applied Arts Vienna. The Pritzker Prize recipient started her guest professorship at the University in October of 2015 for the winter semester of 2015/16.
The appointment procedure for the position of architecture professor at the University has been initiated and is in progress. There are three studios for architecture at the Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna: two of them are headed by the internationally acclaimed architect Hani Rashid and Greg Lynn. Zaha Hadid's position as professor and director of the third studio ended in July 2015. In October 2015, Kazuyo Sejima took over the management of this studio as a visiting professor. She or the new professor will assume management this studio at the beginning of the winter semester of 2016/17 in October 2016.