Urs Bette : Architecture was founded in Austria 2004. In 2008 Urs Bette : Design was established in Adelaide.

The practice explores the relations between concept, form and concrete as well as speculative scenarios, testing complex spaces, their sequences and affective potentials. Each project inquires into it’s own parameters bringing forth unique and effective solutions. UB:D ventures for strategies that seek to expand the limits.

Urs Bette
Dipl.Des, Mag.Arch, PhD
Registered Architect in NRW, Germany


Doctor Of Philosophy in Architecture,  project/thesis: Unreasonable Creatures | in dialogue with an activated ground, RMIT University - School of Architecture and Design, Melbourne

Magister Architecturae, Mag. Arch.,  project/thesis: the dragon in the sea
die Angewandte, Masterclass Wolf D. Prix, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

Graduate Designer, Dipl.Des.,  project/thesis: 15 ways to leave you TV
Visual Communication Design, University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf, Germany

Professional Experience

Coop Himmelblau, Vienna
part of design teams: Campus Jussieu, cloud#9, Kansai Kan, Federation Square, BMW-movie, graphic design & photography

Designbureau Chavanne
design architect: bignet enterprice

Eichinger oder Knechtl, Vienna
design architect: Unit Birkensee, Element X, Meindl Uhren, WB Spk Bregenz, Wels residence

Sam / Ott Reinisch, Vienna
design architect: HTMTI Hotel Bhutan, Icerink St.Poelten, ISTA Lecture Hall, WB Furth, Weingut Hoffmann,

since 2004: urs bette : architecture
registered with the Board of Architects, NRW, Germany, practicing & collaborating internationally, multiple awards, successfull competition entries, participation in renown exhibitions [Venice Biennale, Aedes Berlin], work published in: Starchitects, Wallpaper, Arch+, Prinz Eisenbeton...


University Adelaide, School of Architecture, Landscape and Urban Design, Lecturer and Course Coordinator in the Masters Program.

University of Calgary, Lecturer and Course Coordinator for the off-shore EVDS studio in Adelaide.





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