Isa Stein, © UNKNOWN, Photographer: UNKNOWN

Isa Stein AT
Ortsplatz, 3 | 4801 Traunkirchen

"We believe, that architecture should engage the user, heighten their sense of awareness and bring a deeper understanding."

ISA STEIN studied architecture and art in Graz, Paris and New York. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in renowned collections for art, architecture and design.
Her studio was awarded the State Prize for Design. She has received further recognition through national and international awards. She works in Vienna and at Traunsee.

ISA STEIN, born in Linz, Austria, 1974

2016: member of Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
1995-2010: PhD studies at University of Technology, Graz, Austria
1999-2001: MFA program Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA
MFA in painting (05/2001 with distinction)
1992-1999: University of Technology, Graz,Austria
MA of architecture (06/1999 with distinction)
BA of architecture (1995)
1999-2001: working for Vito Acconci Studios, NY, USA
1998: Visiting scholar at Columbia University, NY, USA
1995-1996: l´Ecole d´Architecture de Paris - Tolbiac, Paris, France
1995: Internship Jean Nouvel, Paris, France

2013: legally sworn expert for architecture, Austria
2010-2014: member of the board of competition in Upper Austria, Austria
2010-2014: member of the City Linz Cultural advisory board, Linz, Austria
2006-2014 member of the Upper Austrian Cultural advisory board, Austria
2003: Founding ISA STEIN, Studio for art and architecture, Linz, Austria
2002: licensed and registered architect, Austria
2001: Adjunct Professor at William Paterson (3-D design), NJ, USA
2001: architectural design work for Vito Acconci, NY, USA

2022: nominated for “Iconic Award”, Germany
2019: A-Design Award, Como, Italy
since 2014: listed at “A-List – Best of Austria”, Austria
2014: Nomination for “Geplant und Ausgeführt” (planned and realized), Germany
2013: International Property Award: “Headquarter IFN/Internorm”, Great Britain
2012: Nomination for German Design Award 2013, Germany
2011: Austrian National Design Award, category “Architectural Design”, Austria
2011: studio fellowship from Upper Austria in Malo, Italy
since 2001: works included in public and private art collections
2001: “Certificate in Excellence Award” for Outstanding Merit in Graduate Fine
Arts, NY, USA
2001: Pratt Circle Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, NY, USA
2000: Delacroix Award, NY, USA
2000: Emanuel und Sophie Fohn Endowment - scholarship, Austria
1999: KIP grant, Oberösterreich, Austria
1999: 1. prize Master Thesis „Zeitgeist“, Austria
1998: Grant University of Technology Graz, Austria