Ursula Faix, © Ursula Faix, Photographer: Melanie Müller

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Sparkassenplatz 5, 1. Stock | 6020 Innsbruck



Arch. DI Ursula Faix
- Owner of the architectural office FXA - ursula faix architecture
- State authorized and sworn civil engineer (Chamber for Tyrol and Vorarlberg)
- Member of the Chamber Board and the Section Board of the Chamber for Civil Engineers for Tyrol and Vorarlberg
- Architects Council Europe (ACE), Chair Working Group “Women in Architecture”
-- Member of the design advisory board in Saalfelden, Land Salzburg
- Substitute member of the Regional Planning Committee of the State of Tyrol

Ursula Faix completed her architectural studies at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria and at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Before founding FXA ursula faix architecture, she was managing director and co-owner of bad architects ZT-KG from 2006 to 2016. She has worked in internationally renowned offices, including Massimiliano Fuksas in Vienna and Rome. From 2004-2010 she was a research assistant and deputy director at the Institute for Urban Development and Spatial Planning and at the Institute for Intelligent Transport Systems at the University of Innsbruck. From 2007-2011 she was visiting professor for City Planning at the University for Business and Technology (UBT) in Prishtina, Kosovo/a. From 2009-2014 she was on the board of the Tyrolean architectural forum (aut - architektur und tirol).

FXA - ursula faix architeture
The FXA ursula faix architecture office specializes in residential and urban development, site and community development, mobility concepts and citizen participation processes.
Ursula Faix has more than 10 years of experience in this area as a freelance architect and has looked after almost 30 communities in Tyrol, Salzburg and South Tyrol in recent years. In addition to the classic planning work, the area of responsibility mainly includes master plans, mobility concepts, planning of meeting zones, regional development plans, process support and citizen participation processes.


11/2014 University of Innsbruck,
Recognition of doctorate-related achievements at the Faculty of Architecture at the Institute for Urban Development and Spatial Planning

10/1996 - 11/1997 Technical University of Vienna,
PhD (MBA) “Management and Technical Sciences” (not completed)

03/1996 Technical University of Vienna,
Masters Diploma in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture for the thesis “Car-free living Rothneusiedl” at the Institute for Urban Development
09/1995 Energieinstitut Vorarlberg, Seminar „Solar Architecture“

03 - 05/1989 Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, Rhode Island, USA, semester abroad

10/1987 - 03/1996 Technical University of Vienna, Faculty of Architecture ArchitecturalStudies

09/1986 - 07/1987 year abroad in the USA

05/1986 Modern language private grammar school of the Ursulines, Salzburg, AHS-Matura with descriptive geometry as a minor subject at the academic high school, Salzburg


07/2016 - today FXA, ursula faix architecture, Director and owner architectural office

11/2006 - 06/2016 bad architects ZT-KG,
Director architectural office

10/2006 - today Entry in the chamber for architects and engineering consultants in Tirol and Vorarlberg, valid authorization as an architect

05/2005 - 10/2006 bad architects innsbruck
architectural office with Paul Burgstaller

08/2003 - 04/2005 Arch. DI Ursula Faix
Director architectural office

12/2001-07/2003 Heinz-Mathoi-Streli Architects, Innsbruck, Austria
Project manager, senior architect
Medicent Innsbruck, Austria, Draft and implementation planning
Umgestaltung Einwaller Shop , Draft, implementation planning and site supervision

07/2001-11/2001 Preparation and completion of civil engineering examination, state-certified and sworn ^ architect

04/2000-06/2001 Architect Peter Lorenz, Innsbruck, Austria
Project manager, senior architect
Adaptive reuse „Schöllerbank“, Innsbruck, Austria, Draft, implementation planning and site supervision
Masterplan Misurina, Misurina, Italy, competition
Umgestaltung Bahnhof Bischofshofen, Austria, draft

05/1999-03/2000 Architect Klaus Franzmair, Salzburg, Austria
Junior Architect
Competition „Stadion Salzburg“,Austria
„Wohnbebauung Bürmoos“, Asutria, draft

04/1998-03/1999 Architect Massimiliano Fuksas, Rome, Italy
Junior architect
Wettbewerb „Bürohaus Axel-Springer Platz“, Berlin, Deutschland, 1st prize
Urban study „Castellammare di Stabia“, Castellamare, Italy
Competition “Regionale Westfalen Lippe” Salzufeln, Germany, 1st prize

10/1996-03/1998 Architect Massimiliano Fuksas, Vienna, Austria
Junior architect
Mitarbeit am high rise building “Vienna Twin Towers” in der preliminary design, design approval, executing planning und and detail planning

03/202 - today Regional Planning Committee of the State of Tyrol,
alternate member

10/2018 - today Architects Coucil Europe (ACE), Brüssel
Chair work group “Women in Architecture”

05/2018 - today Chamber of architects and charteres civil engineers consultants der ZiviltechnikerInnen Tyrol and Voralberg,
Board member

01/2019 - today Design Advisory Board of the City of Saalfelden, County of Salzburg

01/2018 - 04-2020 Design Advisory Board of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Gemany, member

09/2013 - 03/2015 aut. architektur und tirol (Architekturforum Tirol)
Board member

10/2011- 05/2018 Kammer der ZiviltechnikerInnen Tirol und Voralberg
Women in architecture committee, vice-chair

03/2009 - 05/2009 Appeals Committee, University of Innsbruck

11/2006 - 05/2008 Curriculum Committee, University of Innsbruck