We will make it GREEN instead of GREY!

Team

We are an inter-disciplinary team of business and research representatives. Our aim is to promote green and living walls in all of Austria. A number of sectors and disciplines, such as landscape planning, forestry, cultural technology, corporate government, IT and cyber-security as well as engineering, give us our unique shape.

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Susanne Formanek

Director

TECHNOLOGY_FUNDING_RESEARCH

My areas of expertise:
Sustainable and energy efficient buildings, construction biology and ecology, grants, forestry, innovation processes, surveys and assessments.

Additional roles and responsibilities:
President IBO (Austrian Institute for Healthy and Ecological Building), member of the Presidential Council of the Austrian Standards International (ASI)

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Thomas Szalay

DIRECTOR

INNOVATION_TECHNOLOGY_ECONOMY

My areas of expertise:
Corporate management and organisation, strategy development, analysis, definition and development of business fields and growth potentials, sustainability, circular economy, soil sealing

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Katharina Mauss

PROJECT WORK, CERTIFICATION

GREENING BUILDING PROJECTS_CONSULTING

My areas of expertise:
Landscape architecture and -planning, communication, green roofs and walls, project consultation, research

General secretary of the Austrian green roof and walls association VfB

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Irene Zluwa

Project Management

VEGETATION (TECHNOLOGY)_SCIENCE_ART

My areas of expertise:
Greening of buildings, landscape architecture and planning, urban green-blue infrastructures, research, practical implementation, knowledge transfer, excursions

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Isabel Mühlbauer

PROJECT WORK, CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

PROJECTS_DESIGN

My areas of expertise:
Sustainable & energy-efficient building, building physics, visualizations, interior and surfacedesign, graphic design

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Sara Telek

COMMUNICATIONS, CREATIVE MIND

MEDIA_MARKETING_GREEN BUILDING

My areas of expertise:
Media, communications, public relations, green marketing, organisation & strategy

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Lotta Steger

PROJECT WORK

SCIENCE_CONSULTING

My areas of expertise:
urban green-blue infrastructures, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban rainwater management, consulting, visualisations

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Stefanie Pfattner

PROJECT WORK

PROJECTS_BIODIVERSITY

My areas of expertise:
biodiversity, pollination biology, ecology, symbioses and mutualism

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Ines Otter

PROJECT WORK

SPATIAL PLANNING_PROJECTS

My areas of expertise:
spatial planning, public space, empirical social science, urban planning, regional development

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Iris Laszloffy

TRAINEE

PROJECTS_NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS

My areas of expertise:
environmental engineering, water management

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Flora Fath

TRAINEE

PROJECTS_NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS

My areas of expertise:
horticulture, biodiversity

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Gerald Hofer

PROJECT MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY_INITIAL CONSULTATION_RESEARCH

My areas of expertise:
Cultural technology, hydrology, green and living walls, urban gardening, research, consultation, IT

Additional roles and responsibilities:
Leader of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences community garden

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Isabelle Haymerle

PROJECT WORK, TECHNOLOGY

NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS_PROJECTS_CONSULTING

My areas of expertise:
Green-blue infrastructure, cultural engineering and water management, stormwater management, sustainable construction, sustainable urban development

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Elisabeth Weiss-Tessbach (prev. Gruchmann-Bernau)

on maternity leave

EVENTS_PROJECTS_ECOLOGY

My areas of expertise:
standards, biodiversity, wild bees, solargreenroofs, landscape planning, network, events and development.

GREENING BUILDINGS ASSOCIATION

We are supported in a broad range of activities by our board:

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Gerold Steinbauer

FIRST CHAIRMAN OF THE GREENING BUILDINGS ASSOCIATION

BUSINESS_FINANCES_CONTROLLING

 

My areas of expertise:

Leak location and monitoring, permeable pavings, certification, quality assurance

 

Additional roles and responsibilities:

State-certified expert for greening buildings

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Christian Oberbichler

SECOND CHAIRMAN OF THE GREENING BUILDINGS ASSOCIATION

TECHNOLOGY_IMPLEMENTATION_KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

 

My areas of expertise:

Green roofs, green and living walls, building materials, material science, standard, certification, quality assurance

 

Additional roles and responsibilities:

Lecturer on greening buildings at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences , Vienna

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