Lenia Mascha
Univ.-Ass. Dipl.-Ing. MSc.

Lenia Mascha is a Vienna-based architect and founder of studio LNMSCH, with a strong research focus on the spatial-aesthetic possibilities of machine-assisted composition and digital technologies within architecture, design, and the plastic arts.

Mascha is a faculty member at the I oA, Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, teaching at studio Greg Lynn and conducting research on architectural design and environmental acoustics. Previously, she taught at studio Hani Rashid (2017-2023) at the I oA, at the Institute of Urban Design of the University of Innsbruck (2016-2017), and co-directed the IoA Travelling Workshop (2018) at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Mascha has gained professional experience that ranges from research and writing to employing computational design strategies for large-scale construction with architectural offices Asymptote Architecture, Chalabi Architects, and Berger+Parkkinen Associated Architects, where she has been a senior design architect for over eight years, working on numerous award-winning cultural and civic projects in Europe.

Mascha studied architecture in Vienna, Berlin, and Thessaloniki, and holds a postgraduate master’s degree in Urban Strategies from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, and an architecture diploma from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She is a licensed architect and member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.