Daniela Mitterberger is an architect and researcher with a strong interest in new media and the relationship between humans, digital fabrication and emerging technologies. She is a postdoctoral researcher at Gramazio Kohler Research (ETH Zurich) and works within the Design++ initiative (Centre for Augmented Computational Design in AEC). Daniela is the Co-lead of the Immersive Design Lab, a lab for collaborative research and teaching in the field of extended reality and machine learning in architecture and construction. There she develops innovative computational methods that enable human-machine collaborative processes through adaptive digital fabrication and extended reality. Daniela is co-founder and director of «MAEID [Büro für Architektur und transmediale Kunst] », a multidisciplinary architecture practice based in Innsbruck. Daniela was also a researcher at the University of Applied Arts and co-leader of the FWF PEEK project titled “Co-corporeality”.
Previously she was a lecturer at several international graduate and postgraduate programs, amongst others at the MSD Melbourne (Australia), UniSA University of Adelaide (Australia), University of Applied Arts Vienna (Austria), Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Austria), University of Innsbruck (Austria), ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Tongji University (China), and IACC in Barcelona (Spain). Her work has been recognized with several awards and has been widely exhibited at various international galleries, institutions, and events, including Venice Biennale 2021, Princess of Asturia Awards 2021, Seoul Biennale 2020, Ars Electronica Linz, MAK Vienna, Melbourne Triennial, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and HdA Graz.