Dr. Sandra Manninger is an architect, researcher, and educator. Born and educated in Austria, she is a co-founder of SPAN. Her award-winning projects have been published and exhibited internationally, including at La Biennale di Venezia, MAK, and Autodesk Pier 1, and have been included in the permanent collections of the FRAC, Pinakothek der Moderne Munich, and the Albertina in Vienna.
Manninger has taught internationally at the TU Vienna, University for Applied Arts, DIA Bauhaus in Dessau, UPenn, Tongji and Tsinghua Universities, the University of Michigan, and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Architecture. Currently, she serves as Associate Professor at the architecture department of NYIT.