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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Vera Enzi

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TECHNOLOGY_RESEARCH_KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

My areas of expertise:
Green Infrastructure, nature based solutions, green roofs, green and living walls, rain gardens, permeable pavings, vertical farming, innovation processes, research

Additional roles and responsibilities:
Vice-President European Federation of Green Roof and Wall Associations (EFB)

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Elisabeth Gruchmann-Bernau

PROJECT MANAGEMENT, EVENT ORGANISATION

EVENTS_PROJECTS_ECOLOGY

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

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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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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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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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Rafael Werluschnig

SPATIAL PLANNING, PROJECT WORK

SPATIAL PLANNING_PROJECTS_CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

My areas of expertise:
Spatial planning, urban development, concept development, green infrastructure

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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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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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Teresa Losonc

OFFICE MANAGEMENT

ADMINISTRATION_ORGANISATION_COMMUNICATION

My areas of expertise:
Communications, project management, office management

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Stefanie Kotrba

PROJECT WORK

PROJECTS_COMMUNICATION_SCIENCE

My areas of expertise:
ecological landscaping, biodiversity, ethnology, international organisations, human rights, social and cultural anthropology, conflict resolution und peacebuilding

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Leon Steininger

PROJECT WORK, TECHNOLOGY

PLANNING_GREENING_CONSULTING

My areas of expertise:
Landscape architecture and planning, green roofs and green facades, consulting, collaboration and implementation of BeRTA projects.

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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

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

GrünstattGrau is supported by

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and is

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City of Tomorrow (Stadt der Zukunft) is a research and technology programme of the Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, Republic of Austria (BMVIT). It has commissioned the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) together with Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH and the Austrian Society for Environment and Technology (ÖGUT) to deliver this programme.

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