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Dietmar Steiner

Vienna (Austria)
Architect, former director of the Architekturzentrum Wien and member of the Jury for the European Prize for Urban Public Space since 2002.


The architect Dietmar Steiner (Vienna, 1951) has been the director of the Architekturzentrum Wien (Centre for Architecture of Vienna) from1993 to 2016. Until 1989 he held a teaching post in Architecture History and Theory at the Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst (University of Applied Arts) in the Austrian capital. In 2002 he curated the Austrian contribution to the Architecture Biennial in Venice. He is a member of the advisory committee for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, as well as being president of International Confederation of Architectural Museums (ICAM). His many years' editorial experience with the Italian journal Domus and many published articles on the topics of architecture and urban development are also among his most remarkable activities. Steiner has been a member of the Jury for the European Prize for Urban Public Space since 2002 and will be so again in 2016.

[Last update: April 2016]