Studied History of Art, History, Classical Archaeology, and Slavonic Studies in Vienna, freelancer for the Architecture Collection at the Albertina Museum in Vienna (1997–2004), researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2005, received his doctorate on Carl Hasenauer and Gottfried Semper in 2005. Has taught inter alia at the University of Vienna. Research foci: the Vienna Hofburg in the nineteenth century, Central European architecture from the Baroque to the twentieth century, urban culture in the Habsburg Empire.
Period: the late eighteenth to the first half of the twentieth century
Area: Central Europe
Topics: the architectural history of Central Europe during the long nineteenth century, urban culture in the Habsburg Empire