IoA Institute of Architecture

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Lenia Mascha


Lenia Mascha is an architect currently working and teaching in Vienna.
She studied architecture at the TU-Berlin and the Aristotle University Thessaloniki, where she received her master's degree in architecture (MArch) with distinction in 2011, as well as at the University of Applied Arts Vienna where she received a master of science (MSc) in Urban Strategies, graduating with distinction from the postgraduate studio Excessive in 2014.

Lenia has worked as a design architect at offices including CAP Vienna, and since 2015 she has been project architect at Berger+Parkkinen Architekten, working on the building design of cultural and public projects and implementing advanced computational strategies from design to execution.
She is founder of LNMSCH, her ongoing research practice on digital composition and production within architecture, design and the plastic arts.
Her work has been exhibited in Künstlerhaus Vienna, Hinterland Gallery Vienna, the Experimental Architecture Biennial Prague, and Benaki Museum in Athens among other institutions.
Lenia has been Teaching and Research Associate at the Institute of Urban Design at the University of Innsbruck (2016-2017), University Assistant at the Institute of Architecture (IoA) at the University of Applied Arts Vienna (2017-2018), and co-directed the IoA Travelling Workshop at the Aristotle University Thessaloniki (2018).

Since 2017, she has been a member of the Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, teaching at Studio Hani Rashid.