Anton Falkeis & Cornelia Falkeis-Senn are the founders of falkeis|architects.vienna, falkeis|architects.vaduz and the falkeis²architects.building innovation lab. The architectural work of falkeis²architects has been widely published and was exhibited at Venice Biennale, Kuala Lumpur, ACFNY New York, A+D Museum Los Angeles, MAK-Museum Vienna, Aedes Architecture Forum Berlin, Urbanspace Gallery Toronto. It includes realizations such as the Active Energy Building, Vaduz; Curhaus St. Stephan’s Square, Vienna; “Austria Abroad”, Austrian Parliament, Vienna; Museum and Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance, Vienna; Attic Conversion - University of Applied Arts, Vienna; Mauthausen Memorial. Writings by Anton Falkeis and Cornelia Falkeis-Senn include: “Featureless City”, “Western Style and Eastern Mind”, “Urbanizing the world”, “Thinking out of the Urban Design Toolbox”, “Urban Change”, and “Active Buildings”. The active energy building in Vaduz, Liechtenstein has been nominated for the Nachhaltigkeitspreis of the International Bodensee Konferenz 2017 and is the National Winner of the Energy Globe Award 2020 and received the Austrian Green Planet Building Award in 2022. The work of falkeis²architects is part of the permanent collection of the MAK-Museum in Vienna.
Cornelia Falkeis-Senn studied architecture and design at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. She started her academic career with a research collaboration on the project ‘Architecture of the 20. Century in Austria’ directed by Prof. Friedrich Achleitner (1986-1988) and was Guest Researcher at the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1992. From 1991-1997 she was Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology, Vienna. Cornelia Falkeis-Senn is JSPS fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
Anton Falkeis studied architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. He is a licensed architect in Austria and Liechtenstein. 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 Royal College of Art London, ELISAVA Barcelona, ESAG Paris, KADK Copenhagen, and most recently at the MIT Media Lab Boston. He is Full Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, where he was Vice-Dean of the School of Architecture from 1999 to 2003. Since 2000 he is Head of Department for Special Topics in Architecture Design. In 2012, he was Guest Professor at Nanjing University of Art China, conducting the experimental studio. He was the founding Head of Department Social Design from 2012 to 2015. 2013-2017 he was Dean of the Institute Arts and Society at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. He is visiting critic at ETH Zürich and a frequent speaker at international conferences. He holds a patent for Building integrated energy generating systems.
Anton Falkeis is JSPS fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.