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REFERENCES

Selected realised projects:

NATURE PROTECTION AND LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

  • Zoological characterization of cultural landscapes as a base of landscape planning
  • Documentation of the NATURA2000-site Waldaist-Naarn (2000)
  • Scientific base of the nature conservation law of the city of Vienna (1998) and the conservation regulation of Vienna (1999)
  • Development and testing of the program for species- and habitat protection of Vienna (1994 - 2000)
  • Conception of a list of the protected animal species in Upper Austria as base for the redraft of the Upper Austrian conservation regulation as Upper Austrian species- and habitat protection regulation (Land OÖ)
  • Coordination of the establishment of the red list for endangered species (Land OÖ)
  • Program for grasshoppers conservation Linz (Stadt Linz)
  • Nature protection site "Kalksteinmauer Laussa" - Implementation and landscape manegementplan
  • Landscape managementplan Romaubach (Land NÖ)
  • Landscape managementplan Yspertal (Distelverein)
  • Landscape managementplan Wanzenau (Distelverein)
  • Landscape managementplan Krumbach (Distelverein)
  • Manual "Urban Nature for Industry" (WUA)
  • Landscape planning and landscape ecological building inspection for the nature protection site Mehrerauer Seeufer - Bregenzer Achmündung.
  • Agroecological project Kappel - Krappfeld - Fauna
  • Program for species- and habitat protection of Vienna Netzwerk Natur (NeNa) - project management and handling (Stadt Wien, 2003 - 2007)
  • Program for species- and habitat protection of Vienna Netzwerk Natur (NeNa) - project management and handling (Stadt Wien, 2008 - 2011)

CONTRIBUTIONS ON LANDSCAPE PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE PROJEKTS (PLANNING)

  • Railway alignment selection Schwanenstadt - Salzburg - ecology, fauna and flora (HLAG)
  • Zoological expert report for environmental impact assessment for railway route Wien-St.Pölten
  • Landscape ecological concomitant planning and building inspection for by-pass Ebelsberg
  • Landscape ecological concomitant planning for sewage plant Mühltal and Bad Leonfelden
  • Landscape ecological concomitant planning for canal Vorderweißenbach
  • Landscape ecological concomitant planning for canal Mühltal
  • Ecological location assessment for golf course Gars/Kamp
  • Revitalisation concept Wien - Liesingbach - technical contribution of terrestrial zoology
  • Expert report of the environmental impact of a waste disposal site Ried i.I. - technical contribution of landscape ecology
  • Ecological expert report 4th danube-bridge in Linz (Upper Austria)
  • A8 Innkreisautobahn section Wels-Sattledt - expert report of natural scenery (ÖSAG)
  • Ecological location assessment of a prearranged rootstock disposal site Ennshafenentwicklungs- und Betriebsges.m.b.H. (OÖUA)
  • Ecological design concept saw mill Lindnermühle
  • Variants investigation and ecological planning - By-pass Perg Ost (Land OÖ.)
  • B309 Steyrer Straße - A1-Heuberg - variants investigation (Land OÖ.)
  • B309 Steyrer Straße - A1 Heuberg - preliminary plan technical contribution ecology (flora, fauna), land use planning, natural scenery, recreation, hunt, fishery, forestry, cultural assets (Land OÖ.)
  • B309 Steyrer Straße - A1-Heuberg - environmental impact assessment technical contribution ecology (flora, fauna), land use planning, natural scenery, recreation, hunt, fishery, forestry, cultural assets (Land OÖ.)
  • B309 Steyrer Straße - A1-Heuberg - environmental report for the alignment regulation (Land OÖ.)
  • B309 Steyrer Straße - A1-Heuberg - strategic assessment of traffic (SUP-directive) (Land OÖ.)
  • S33 - danube-bridge Traismauer - environmental impact assessment technical contribution plants, animals and their habitats
  • S33 - danube-bridge Traismauer - natural impact assessment (NATURA2000)
  • A1 Westautobahn - junction Allhaming - preliminary plan (ASFINAG - Land OÖ.)
  • A1 Westautobahn - junction Allhaming - environmental impact assessment (ASFINAG - Land OÖ.)
  • A1 Westautobahn - junction Eberstalzell - preliminary plan (ASFINAG - Land OÖ.)
  • A7 Mühlkreisautobahn - junction Auhof - variants investigation preliminary plan
  • A1 West Autobahn - junction Enns West - preliminary plan
  • A1 West Autobahn - junction Enns West - environmental impact study ecology (flora, fauna), land use planning, natural scenery, recreation, hunt, fishery, forestry, cultural assets (Land OÖ.-ASFINAG)
  • A26 Linzer Autobahn - Westring Linz - preliminary plan study plants, animals and their habitats (Land OÖ. - ASFINAG)
  • Flood protection dam Machland - environmental impact assessment technical contribution animals and their habitats (TB OIKO)
  • 380-kV-high-tension cable Etzersdorf-Theiß - environmental impact assessment technical contribution animals and its habitats (EVN AG)
  • 110-kV- high-tension cable Altenburg-Horn - landscape ecological concomitant planning (EVN AG)
  • Landscape ecological concomitant planning power station, organism track and construction Mühlbach Traun (Stadt Traun)
  • Landscape ecological concomitant planning Alter Mühlbach (Traun, Tann Papier)
  • Landscape ecological concomitant planning quarrying area Karbach, Ebensee (ZT Donau)
  • Landscape ecological report quarrying site Neuhofen 1 + 2 (WBA)
  • Landscape ecological report limestone quarry Baxa II (WBA)
  • S 36 Murtal-Schnellstraße, section 2 - St. Georgen ob Judenburg - Scheiflinger Ofen - environmental impact assessment, report plants, animals and their habitats (BMVIT)
  • S 36 Murtal-Schnellstraße, section 2 - St. Georgen ob Judenburg - Scheiflinger Ofen, - environmental impact assessment, report natural scenery, leisure and recreation (BMVIT)
  • S 36 Murtal-Schnellstraße, section 1 - Judenburg - St. Georgen ob Judenburg - environmental impact assessment, report plants, animals and their habitats (BMVIT)
  • S 36 Murtal-Schnellstraße, section 1 - Judenburg - St. Georgen ob Judenburg - environmetal impact assessment, report natural scenery (BMVIT)
  • A1 West Autobahn resting site Hainbach (ASFINAG)
  • A1 West Autobahn resting site Hainbach (ASFINAG)
  • A7 Mühlkreisautobahn - junction Auhof - environmental impact assessment technical contribution ecology (Flora, Fauna), land use planning, natural scenery, recreation, hunt, fishery, forestry, (ASFINAG)
  • ÖBB railway Linz - Summerau, environmental impact assessment (Fauna) (Bernard)
  • ÖBB Brenner tunnel, environmental impact assessment (Fauna) (RaumUmwelt)
  • ÖBB Semmering tunnel, environmental impact assessment (Fauna) (RaumUmwelt)
  • Quarrying site, Inzersdorf environmental impact assessment (WBA)

CONTRIBUTIONS TO LANDSCAPE PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS (SUPERVISION OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS IN ACCORDANCE WITH NATURE PROTECTION, WATER PROTECTION AND FOREST LAW)

  • Landscape Ecological Supervision bypass road Ebelsberg (UEE)
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision sewage plant Mühltal
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision sewage plant Bad Leonfelden
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision sewer Vorderweißenbach
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision sewer Mühltal
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision restoration Mühlbach Wels
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision restoration Mühlbach Traun
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision organism track Kuchlmühle Naarn (Land OÖ)
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision sewer Schönau
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision small hydroelectric power station, organism track and restoration Mühlbach Traun (Stadt Traun)
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision gravel pit Fasangarten
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision bypass road Perg East, Münzbach part 1
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision bypass road Perg East, Münzbach part 2 (in progress)
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision Stiedelsbach - Losenstein (in progress)
  • Landscape Ecological Supervision landscape pond "Mooswiesn" Ottenschlag

LANDSCAPE PLANNING AND CIVIC PARTICIPATION

REGIONAL CITY- AND LANDSCAPE PLANNING

  • Regional Development Planning Program Welser Heide
  • Cultural Landscape Mapping National Park Kalkalpen - development area
  • Species and Biotope Protection Program of the City of Vienna - conception, testing and coordination
  • Trilateral Euregio-Landscape development program and cultural landscapes map - Bayerischer Wald - Sumava - MühlviertelLOCAL CITY PLANNING
  • Landscape development plan Wilhering
  • Landscape development plan Vorderweißenbach
  • Landscape development plan Schönegg
  • Implementation concept Wien-Hernals

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, LOCAL AGENDA 21

  • Open Space Planning Vorderweißenbach (1999)
  • Village Development Ottenschlag im Mühlkreis (seit 1997):
  • Dry walls and village paths
  • Sustainable bus stops
  • Stream restoration
  • Design of village square
  • Design of the survey of farm yards
  • Treediversity in the village - Village Tree plan
  • Planting of hedgerows
  • Playground Ufer-Wilhering
  • Village Development Dörnbach
  • Design of village square Dörnbach
  • Playground Dörnbach
  • Schoolyard elementary school Dörnbach
  • Wilhering beWegt - general conception on footpaths in Wilhering
  • Starpath to 1000-year old Lime tree
  • Cultural landscape path
  • Shrub and tree path
  • Paths of the Kürnbergerwald
  • Stories on old paths
  • Running paths Wilhering
  • Village Development Schönering
  • Open space and schoolyard elementary school Schönering
  • Design of village square Schönering
  • Stream restoration and footpath Roß- and Winkelnbach
  • Regional cooperation of municipalities
  • Regional theme path "Lokale Agenda in Upper Austria" in cooperation with the municipalities of Wilhering, Eidenberg, Gramastetten, Puchenau, Herzogsdorf und St. Gotthard

ACCOMPANYING OF PLANNING PROCESSES AND MEDIATION

  • Leading of working groups for the local development program Vorderweißenbach (1999)
  • Leading of working groups for the local development program Schönegg (2000)
  • Leading of working group "Value of Nature - Valuation in Nature Conservation" City Government of Vienna (1999-2000)
  • Village Square Dörnbach - accompanying of the landscape planning process (2001)
  • Footpaths in Wilhering - Local Agenda 21 Prize of the Federal Ministry for Environment (2001)
  • NATURA2000 - citizen partizipation and information of land owners - leading of regional expert groups to prepare the nomination of the NATURA2000 sites Oberes Donautal and Aschachtal, Waldaist-Naarn-Area, Böhmerwald-Mühltäler and "Wiesengebiete und Seen im Alpenvorland"
  • Network Nature - Species and Biotope Protection Program for the City of Vienna: working groups in the districts and accompanying of the implementation in Hernals, Donaustadt, Floridsdorf, Brigittenau, Leopoldstadt, Hietzing, Simmering.
  • Churchyard City of Traun - Accompanying of the landscape planning process (2004)
  • Village development Schönering Phase One - Citizen Partizipation and landscape Design Village Square Schönering
  • Public participation restoration and recreation area Ross- and Winkelnbach

NATURE EXPERIENCE AND TOURISM

  • Landscape planning Nature Park Blockheide - Gmünd Eibenstein (since 1992)
  • Landscape planning and accompanying of planning process Nature Park Geras (since 1994)
  • Landscape Planning Nature Park Mittleres Ennstal - Laussa (1997-2003)
  • Conception Nature Park NÖ.Eisenwurzen Hollenstein (since 2000)
  • Eco-Tourism in the region Sterngartl (since 1997)
  • "Lengauer Graben" Reichenthal
  • "Gefrorne Pipe" Reichenau - Nature learning path
  • Eberhardschlag Vorderweißenbach - Nature learning path
  • Bachwildnis Achteln Schönegg - Nature learning path and wilderness laboratory
  • LSG Roadlberg
  • Nature learning path Katrinalm - Bad Ischl (1999)
  • Landscape pond "Mooswiesn" Ottenschlag im Mühlkreis (2000)
  • Arboretum am Wolfgangsee (2002-2003)
  • Aquarium Weyregg am Attersee (2003)

OPEN SPACES AND PRIVATE GARDENS

  • Residental building "Lebenshilfe" Freistadt
  • Planning of private gardens and open spaces
  • Swimming pond Liebenau

ORGANISATION OF SYMPOSIA AND MEETINGS

  • First International Symposium on the Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana L.) Vienna (Partner: University of Life Sciences, 1992)
  • Trilateral Landschaftsleitbild Dreiländerregion Böhmerwald-Bayrischer Wald-Sumava (Partners: Euregio, BMWF, BMUJF, Freistadt 1999)
  • First Austrian Biodiversity Day 15.6.2001 (Partner: Forum Umweltbildung, ÖGNU, Stift Schlägl)
  • Gourmets for Nature 2001 (Partner: Forum Umweltbildung)
  • NATURA2000 - Partnership in Nature - Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society of Landscape Architects ÖGLA (Austrian Memberorganisation in the IFLA International Federation of Landscape Architects) - 2002, Schlägl
  • Training of Nature protectionists at the Upper Austrian Environmental Academy 1996 - 2002
  • Scientific Refers eg. Austrian Meeting of Geografers 2002
  • Meetings, refers and symposia contributions, eg Upper Austrian Environmental Academy since 1990
  • Excursions for grown ups and children for municipalities, Excursions on regional and local nature and cultural history of Austrian landscapes... since 1990
  • Organisation of the OEGLA-conference for ratification of the European Landscape Convention (ELC) "Landscape Europe - conservation and development" 29.01.2008 Parliament, Vienna. Austrian Society for Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning
  • Organisation of the 37th-Conference of the International Association for Danube Research "Danube River Basin in a Changing World" 29.10 - 02.11.2008 Chisinau, Moldova

COMPETITIONS

  • Competition of the Austrian Federal Forests on the Design of an Arboretum in St.Gilgen/ Wolfgangssee 75th Anniversary (1. Prize, 2000)
  • Landscape Planning Competition Solar-City Linz Pichling (Pre-audit of contributions, 1998)
  • Village Planning Schönering (Member of Jury, 2002)
  • A26 City Highway Linz: Design Competition 4th Bridge over River Danube Linz 2003 (Pre-audit of contributions regarding landscape aspects, 2003)
  • Provincial Garden Exhibition Upper Austria 2011 Ansfelden (Member of Jury, 2009)

PRIZES

  • Upper Austrian Federal Prize on Environment and Nature 2003 (Federal Government of Upper Austria)
  • "Governmental Manager 2005" - 2nd Main Prize (together with Dr. Gottfried Schindlbauer, Government of Upper Austria, Head of Department for Nature Conservation) - Dialog process on the implementation of NATURA2000 in Upper Austria (Economic Chamber Austria, Daily Newspaper "Kurier" and ORF)
  • "Best of Wirtschaft" 2008 (Wirtschaftsbund Oberösterreich)

SCIENTIFIC LECTURES

  • Naturhistorisches Museum 1992, Wien: Der Ortolan im Weinviertel
  • Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, 1992: Agrarökologiegespräche
  • Stadtökologie Tage 1996, Linz: Naturschutzstrategien für die Stadt
  • Naturschutzbeirat der Stadt Wien, 1996: Das Wiener Arten- und Lebensraumschutzprogramm - Möglichkeiten der rechtlichen und strukturellen Umsetzung
  • Naturparketagung Ernstbrunn
  • Symposium Wasserspuren 2000, Wien: Das Wiener Arten- und Lebensraumschutzprogramm Netzwerk Natur
  • Verband der Naturparke Österreichs
  • Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Geografischen Gesellschaft 2002, Linz: Dreiländerregion Böhmerwald- Sumava - Bayerischer Wald
  • Jahrestagung der Absolventen Landschaftsplanung Universität Weihenstephan-München, 1998: Landschaftsleitbild Dreiländerregion Böhmerwald
  • Kulturlandschaftstagung 1998, Freistadt: Umsetzung der Kulturlandschaftskarte Dreiländerregion Böhmerwald- Sumava - Bayerischer Wald
  • Technische Universität Wien 2004: Landschaftsplanungsgespräche
  • Universität für Bodenkultur Wien 2004: Praxis der Naturverträglichkeitsprüfung in Österreich
  • Technische Universität Wien 2007: Gegenwärtige Aspekte der Landschaftsplanung
  • Jahrestagung der deutschen Wasserchemiker 2007, Passau
  • International Conference Aquatic Biodiversity Sibiu 2007: Global Threats and Local Impacts on Biodiversity of Danube Region
  • University of Bucharest 2007: Landscape Planning in Austria and Danube Region
  • OSCE conference Odessa, Ukraine 2008: Regional Development and Public Participation in Danube Black Sea Region
  • University of Istanbul 2008: Landscape Planning in Austria
  • Free University of Moldova 2009: Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment
  • OSCE workshop Ashgabat, Turmenistan 2009: Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assements
  • Committee of Regions: Macroregional Meeting 2010, Brussels: Danube Strategy and regional development in Danube Region