Eldine Heep studied architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts (Masterclass Farshid Moussavi) and at the University of Applied Arts (Masterclass Zaha Hadid) where she received her diploma (Mag.arch.) with distinction in 2007. After graduating she received the MAK-Schindler Scholarship in Los Angeles and her work was shown in numerous group exhibitions. Prior to her teaching appointment she has gained professional experience working for the design office Labvert in Vienna (2008) and as a project architect and associate at Spark Architects in Beijing (2009-2014), working on the design and execution of projects in Asia. She has also completed projects on her own as part of the architecture collaborative SHO. Since fall 2015 she is as a member at the Institute of Architecture of the University of Applied Arts, teaching in Studio Hani Rashid.