IoA Institute of Architecture

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Andrea Börner

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Andrea Börner is a researcher and lecturer at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and program coordinator of the postgraduate program Urban Strategies. She studied architecture at the Technical University Berlin, at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and at the University of Arts Berlin and graduated with distinction in 2003. In 2004 she founded nav_s with Baerbel Mueller, a collaborative, navigating in the field of architecture and urban research in different cultural contexts. She is curator and author of international exhibitions. Examples include: the travelling exhibition “The Urban Environment: Mirror and Mediator of Radicalisation?” that was on show in Berlin, Beirut, Belfast and Amsterdam, 2010/11 (with Wolfgang Obermair); “Waypoints like Sharon´s Stone”, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, 2007 (nav_s abbm) and ”Vienna Intensities”, an installation for the Austrian pavilion at 10th International  Biennale Venice, 2006 (nav_s abbm). Andrea Börner received the Carl Appel grant for a student realization project in Vienna, 2000, a DAAD grant for graduation projects in 2003, investigating the City of Kumasi/Ghana and the Margarethe Schütte-Lihotzky project stipend in 2006.