Sophie Grell is
a licensed architect and member of the Austrian Federal Chamber of
Architects and Engineers, currently working and teaching in Vienna
Grell studied art history at the University of Vienna and architecture at UCLA, Los Angeles and the University for Applied Arts (Masterclass Wolf D Prix), where she received her master's degree with distinction in architecture (Mag. arch) in 2006. She gained professional experience working for Coop Himmelb(l)au in Vienna, Los Angeles and Mexico, as head designer on numerous projects, including the Martin-Luther-Church in Hainburg, Austria. She was also co-founder and chief editor of the Prinz Eisenbeton magazine (2005 - 2011). Her work has been shown at various exhibitions including the Architectural Biennale in Venice, Kunsthaus Mürzzuschlag and the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin.
Grell has worked on research projects in the field of architectural theory, art history, science and art. She is a member of the Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and has taught in the studios of Wolf Prix (2006-2011) and Hani Rashid (since 2011).