Lukas Allner is an architect and researcher. Since 2020, he has been co-directing Circular Strategies together with Prof. Karin Raith, a field in teaching and research at the IoA that addresses the future-oriented use of resources in architecture.
He is the co-curator of the Circular Strategies Symposium series and he leads the Circular Strategies Seminar.
As part of the research project Conceptual Joining, funded by the PEEK program of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, he has been working on experimental approaches to wood construction.
In professional practice, research, and teaching, he is interested in explor-ing the inventive potential of the interplay between material conditions and conceptual thinking in architecture.
He studied Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart and at the Angewandte, graduating from Studio Prix in 2010 with distinction.
He received the MAK-Schindler scholarship and the TISCHE grant.
In addition to working with international practices in Shanghai and Vi-enna, he has been teaching at the University of Nuremberg, the Welsh School of Architecture and the University of Innsbruck.
He has co-authored various papers and chapters, and he is co-author and co-editor of the book “Conceptual Joining”, Birkhäuser / edition Angewandte, 2022.