INDRĖ UMBRASAITĖ


Lithuanian-born Indre Umbrasaite is an architect and researcher based in Vienna, working on projects embracing architecture in communication with art, design and curatorship. She is part of MIT Climate Visions and Studio SOL, a research and teaching collaboration with Georg Fassl.

Indre has been assistant professor at the Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts Vienna, where she has been teaching with Kazuyo Sejima, and lecturer at the Department for Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics, Vienna University of Technology.

Trained as an artist in the National M. K. Ciurlionis School of Art, Indre studied History of Culture and Anthropology followed by interior design studies in Lithuania and Finland. She received her professional degree in architecture at the Vilnius Academy of Art and the masterclass of Zaha Hadid at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

During and after her studies Indre held working positions at architectural studios in Vilnius, Salzburg and Vienna, including completed work for living and public spaces. She is curator of workshops, exhibitions, and lectures, e.g. the Positions, Sliver Lecture Series 2017-18, and editor of several publications in architecture and education, e.g. Island, City, Village, River published by IoA, Vienna 2019. Her work has been exhibited internationally, most recently at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia 2018 where she acted as assistant curator and principal designer of The Swamp School, Lithuania’s first independent national participation.




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