Dustin A. Tusnovics (C.V.)

Dustin A. Tusnovics
Dr.techn dipl.ing. – dott.arch. Architect

Professional experience:

2009: Co-Founder of the new Johannesburg based practice SPACEMATTERS architecture and urbanism together with Sarah Calburn.

Involved in a transdisciplinary discourse on sustainable architecture and realisation of community based poverty relief projects in South Africa, and the SADOC region
ongoing research on the topic of how to implement sustainability and meliorate the process of designing sustainable projects within the needy communities.
Research collaborations and studies with various universities in Europe and Africa for sustainable projects.

2004 -08 Head of the degree course ‘Baugestaltung Holz’ – ‘Timber construction and Design’ at the University of Applied Sciences in Salzburg. Development of a new project based interdisciplinary curriculum for the course focussing on sustainability, development of a research team for innovative timber constructions and designs.

Consultant and designer to the Austrian office-furniture producers BENE and Wiesner-Hager.

Office of the Year Award 2000 for the project Deloitte Consulting in Vienna (100% Non-Territorial),  various exhibition-designs in Vienna and ongoing projects in Austria and Italy.

Since 1996 Freelance architect in Vienna (A) and Trieste (IT),
Founder of the office ‚architecture & communication’ with in Vienna,
Office-projects in Austria and Germany,

Assistant to Prof. Hans Hollein for the architectural Biennale di Venezia in 1996,

1989-94 Collaboration in the office of Zelco-Lazzari architects in Trieste, responsible for a series of reconstruction projects in the historical context of Trieste,

Architectural studies at the Technical University Vienna (A) and final degree at the IUAV in Venice (I).
Doctorate studies at the Technical University Vienna (A) with Prof. Will Alsop on the theme ‚IOS – Integrated Office Strategy’.
Ongoing habilitation at the Technical University Vienna (A) on Sustainable Architecture using a transdisciplinary planning processes.