Alexa Baumgartner studied architecture in Innsbruck and Eindhoven. With her master‘s thesis, she was part of the international research project on the Israeli architect Leopold Gerstel at the Insitute of Architectural Theory in collaboration with Mathieu Wellner. Her master’s thesis was priced with the START scholarship for architecture and design by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture. Since spring 2013 she is teaching at the Institute of Architectural Theory and researches in the field of the body in architecture, fashion and design of the Austrian avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s. Within her research, she organised among others the exhibition “The Legacy of the Austrian Avant-Garde” together with Bart Lootsma and Alexandra Paloma Angerer, a cooperation of Innsbruck University Faculty of Architec- ture & FRAC Centre Orléans for the Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans 2017/18. She is part of the IARC (Independent Architecture Research Colloquia) at the Faculty of Architecture in Innsbruck and of the Doctoral Program “Gender and Gender Relations in Transformation: Spaces – Relations – Representations” of Innsbruck University. Next to her teaching and research experience she gained work experience in different architectural offices.