Our Az W guides are architects, architecture historians and committed architecture students who offer highly informative tours in several languages.
management / organisation / concepts:
Anneke Essl, ext 11
Dietlinde Neubarth, ext 12
Monika Gorlitzer-Tscholakov, born 1971 in Vienna, studied architecture at the Technical University Vienna; postgraduate course in Real Estate Management at FH Wien at the WKO. Worked in various architects offices, the Federal Monuments Office, as well as in research projects (Encyclopaedia of Architects, Vienna 1770 - 1945). She is working in the real estate valuation since 2009. Since 2004 architecture guide for the Architekturzentrum Wien
Languages: German, English and Bulgarian
Lena Kohlmayr, born in 1988 in Vienna, studied Architecture at the TU Wien and is currently in the Master Program Social Design at the University of Applied Arts Vienna since 2016. Worked in in several architectural offices in Vienna, Berlin and Tokyo. Free project work in the fields of architecture, temporary use of space and art projects in public spaces. Architecture guide for the Architekturzentrum Wien since 2015. Languages: German, English
Manuel Kreiner, born 1979 in Vienna, studied history of arts in Vienna and Rome, teaching assistent at the Department of History of Art, University of Vienna, since 2003 art guide at various Viennese museums (Leopold Museum, KHM etc), lectures, national and international excursions, since 2012 architecture guide for the Architekturzentrum Wien
Languages: German, English, Italian.
Piroska Mayer-Sebestyen, born in Budapest/Hungary
Studied architecture at the Polytechnic in Barcelona, worked in various architects offices in Vienna, since 1994 tourist guide in Vienna, since 2007 architecture guide for the Architekturzentrum Wien.
Languages: German, English, Spanish, Catalan.
Nicole Sabella, born in 1976 in Mettmann/Germany, studied History of Art, Czech Studies, History and German Philology in Regensburg, Prague and Brno. She also studied Fine Arts with a focus on performance at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Long-time cooperation with the f.e.a – forum for experimental architecture. Guide for art and culture in museums and urban spaces since 1998, architecture guide for the Architekturzentrum Wien since 2011. Languages: German, English, Czech
Bernhard Stefan, born in 1966 in Tirol/Austria
Studied architecture in Innsbruck and Seville. Worked in various architects offices in Bolzano and Vienna. Self-employed architect since 2000. 2001-03 lecturer in the Institute for Building Typology at the TU Vienna, since 2006 architecture guide for the Architekturzentrum Wien.
Languages: German and English.
Gabriela Steiner-Scharfetter, born in 1962 in Switzerland, raised in Vorarlberg/Austria.
Studied interior design at the Inchbaldschool, London, followed by the master class for interior design and industrial design at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. Numerous educational journeys and visits (Italy, France and United Kingdom). Since 1999 guide in Vienna.
Languages: German, English and French.
born 1986 in Carinthia
studied architecture at the Technical University Vienna. Worked in various architects offices in Vienna like Holodeck, architect Kronaus and at the moment at Aichberger Architektur. Working on projects for the public space. Since 2012 architecture guide for the Architekturzentrum Wien.
Languages: German, English
Christa Veigl, born in 1958 in Zwettl/Lower Austria
Studied German language and literature and art history at the University of Vienna. Free-lance architecture historian, journalist and architecture guide. Numerous publications on the history of architecture and culture in Vienna.
Languages: German and English.