IoA Institute of Architecture

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Anton Falkeis

Anton Falkeis studied architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, where he graduated in 1986. He is a licensed architect in Austria and Liechtenstein. Together with Cornelia Falkeis-Senn he is the co-founder of falkeis / architects. Vienna (1988) and falkeis / architects. Vaduz (2011).

The architectural work has been widely published. Among these are: Mauthausen Memorial, Museum and Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance, Roof Top Enlargement University of Applied Arts Vienna, Curhaus St. Stephan's Square Vienna, "Austria Abroad"-Exhibition Austrian Parliament Vienna, Active Energy Buidling, Vaduz. The work was exhibited at Venice Biennale, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Vienna.

He started his academic career as a guest researcher at the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1992 and has been teaching and lecturing at several universities such as the Royal College of Art, London; ELISAVA, Barcelona; ESAG, Paris; Denmark's Design School, Copenhagen. Since 2000 he is Professor for Special Topics in Architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, where he was Vice-Dean of the School of Architecture from 1999 to 2003. In 2012 he was guest professor at Nanjing University of Art China, conducting the experimental studio. Currently, he is Head of Department and Expertise Chair of the Master Programme Social Design, Arts as Urban Innovation and visiting critic at University of Liechtenstein and ETH Zurich.

Anton Falkeis is JSPS fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He published theoretical papers such as "Featureless City", "Western Style and Eastern Mind", "Film as Preview".