- 2018 to current
Wolfgang Andexlinger is Professor at the Institute for Urban Design and Spatial Planning at the University Innsbruck, Austria. His work is focussed on the topic of spatial effects in the context of urbanisation processes in the urban fringe and rural areas. Especially he is interested in the question on the impacts of global urbanisation on the regional and the local level in alpine areas. He studied architecture at the University of Technology in Vienna and at the University of Technology in Delft (NL). Since 2006 he is lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture at the University Innsbruck. In the year 2010 he finished his doctoral thesis on the topic of spatial transformation processes in an alpine tourism destination.
Andexlinger is founding member of “YEAN. Network of Spatial Research Studies”. YEAN is an award winning team of six Architects based in Cenac (FR), Innsbruck (A), Rotterdam (NL) and Vienna (A) (Awards: Österreichischer Baupreis 2011, Margarethe Schütte Lihotzky Projektstipendium 2004). With their project “TyrolCITY” YEAN was part in several Exhibitions (Archilab 2008 [FR], eme3 2006 [ESP], Tiroler Landesausstellung 2005 [A], and others).
During his studies and as lecturer at the University of Innsbruck Andexlinger was part of or organised several field study projects abroad (Pakistan 1998, El Salvador 2000, Chile 2001, Cambodia 2009, USA 2010, South Africa 2011). Between July and December 2011 he was visiting scholar at the City Institute at the York University (CITY), Toronto, Canada.
He is member of several boards, e.g. member of the scientific committee of the “ÖREK-Partnerschaft Vielfalt und Intergration im Raum” of the Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria and substitute member of the land use planning advisory board of the provincial government of Tyrol (A). He held many lectures worldwide and published several articles about the topic of alpine urbanisation.