Josef Schroeck graduated from University of Innsbruck in 2010. He received a Master in Architecture with Distinction. His Diploma Project 'The Darwinian Monastery' was made under the supervision of Prof. Colin Fournier, UCL the Bartlett. He was awardedd the 'Tische Scholarship' by the Austrian Ministry for Culture and Education 2011 and shortlisted for the Austrian Architectural 'outstaning Artist Award 2012'. His work was exhibited at numerous locations like AFO Upper Austria and HDA Graz. Josef is highly interested in using science and fiction to explore speculative ideas in utopian future cities. His work deals with the questions of reuse and recycling of abandoned infrastructure, examing the advantages of unexpected combinations through modifying context and utilization. Most recently his research explores the possibilites of reintroducing natural-manmade-landscapes into the city- fabric as part of a sustainable urban ecosystem.
Nonprofit Organization for Philanthropic Architecture, Urban + Ecological Design.