Katharina Höftberger


Engineer Spational Planning, BA International Development

External Lecturer (SE Everyday Life, Difference and Intersectionality in Urban Studies)

Project Manager, Urban and Regional Planning, superwien urbanism ZT GmbH

External Lecturer



Professional career

Since 2018 Project Manager, Urban and Regional Planning, superwien urbanism ZT GmbH, Lenaugasse 2/4, 1080 Vienna

2018 Project Staff, Team Space and Mobility, Rosinak & Partner ZT GmbH, Schloßgasse 11, 1050 Vienna

2017 – 2020 Project Assistant, EPUM (Emerging Perspectives on Urban Morphology), Erasmus+ Project, TU Wien, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna

2017 Presentation and management of ‘Stadtraum’ – Exhibition on Nordbahnhof and Nordwest- bahnhof urban development projects, PlanSinn, Wiedner Hauptstraße 54/12, 1040 Wien

2015 – 2017 Senior Guide at the Visitors Management in aspern Die Seestadt, Wien 3420 Aspern Development AG, Seestadtstraße 27/13, 1220 Vienna

2016 – 2017 Study Assistant at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space (SKuOR), TU Wien, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna

2015 – 2016 Tutor in Computer Assisted Data Analysis and Methods of Regional Analysis, TU Wien, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna

2014 – 2016 Interdisciplinary Consultant for the development of the Happy Goats App (EU funded via Smart Agri-Food), Integrated ITDC – IT Services, Alexandroupolis, Greece

2010 – 2015 Language teacher for preparation to exams in Spanish at Vienna Learning Centre, Heinrich-Collin-Str. 9, 1140 Vienna

2013 – 2014 Voluntary work in project monitoring and public relations at Entwicklungshilfeklub (development cooperation), Böcklingstr. 44, 1020 Vienna

2014 Internship at the Institute for Social Ecology, Schottenfeldg. 42-44, 1170 Vienna

2013 Volunteer at the training program for teachers in Guatemala, Institut zur Cooperation bei Entwicklungs-Projekten and FUNDAP, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala


Lectures and publications

2021 superwien talk #1: Heat City, invited panelist at the Vienna Biennale for Change 2021.

2020 Co-Author in: Chávez et al. (2020) Santo Domingo Este. Lab Diseño Urbano. Plan Triángulo: Una estrategia de ordenamiento territorial y un plan de acción para los entornos de la Ciudad v Juan Bosch. TU Wien.

2017 Co-Author in: Giffinger, R., Hofer, A., Ecker, M. and Sánchez Guzmán, S. (eds.) (2017) Transformation Processes in Metropolitan Development. A study visit to Colombia. TU Wien.

2016 AsylwerberInnen im öffentlichen Raum. Integration von Anfang an? (Refugees in Public Space. Integration right from the start?) In: zoll+ Österreichische Schriftenreihe für Landschaft und Freiraum, 29, 2016.