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Researcher Profile

Flora Fessler MSc

 Flora Fessler MSc


Research Engineer



Competence Unit

Digital Resilient Cities


Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna


Field: Climate Resilient Urban Pathways

Main Research: Participatory urban planning, behavioural analysis

Experience: Flora Fessler, B.A. M.Sc. works in participatory, dialogue-oriented processes with innovative co-creative methods and analyses sustainable behaviour at the interfaces of climate, consumption and mobility in order to derive informed adaptation measures and strategies as well as future-proof solutions for cities and regions. Besides her Bachelor's degrees in Cultural and Social Anthropology and Spatial Planning, she holds a Master's degree in Urban Design from HafenCity University Hamburg. With her extensive experience gained in private planning offices, municipal offices and research institutions, she enriches inter- and transdisciplinary research projects at AIT.

  • 2022-now: Research Engineer
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH / Austria
  • 2020-2022: Project Manager
    Superwien urbanism & CoCo architecture / Austria
  • 2017-2019: Student Research Assistant
    HafenCity University Hamburg, CityScienceLab / Germany
  • since 2020: Vorarlberger Architektur Institut


  • Metropolitan Peripheries as New Urban Landscapes. Designing a Co-Creative Toolbox for the Integrated Development of the Vienna City Region
    Author(s): C. Ramière, C. Staubmann, F. Fessler, M. Haas, R. Krebs, S. Mayr
  • Other Cities: Performing the Playful City (2020)
    HafenCity University Hamburg

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