Concrete Utopia


Anah is a practice with a transdisciplinary approach to the fields of architecture, landscape and art. Anah strives for social, environmental and economical improvements on collective and individual level in creating concepts and places which should encourage human interaction in space. Artist Daniela Oberauer and architect Wolfgang Novak  are the founding members and heads of Anah.  Daniela and Wolfgang have been invited as residents of the inaugural Architecture Omi Residency program 2017 in Ghent, NY.


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10119 Berlin
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5020 Salzburg
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Wolfgang Novak

was born in Salzburg in 1974. He graduated in Architecture from the TU Graz and received a MAS degree in Landscape Architecture from the ETH Zurich. He is a licensed architect in the Austrian Chamber of Architects and Engineers. After collaborating with different offices such as NOX architects in Rotterdam, he established novakarchitects in Salzburg. His work has been featured in many journals and magazines. Wolfgang has a broad experience in teaching. He held teaching positions in Kaiserslautern, Graz, Salzburg and in Munich and he regularly speaks at universities.

As a founding member he initiates the practical and theoretical work of Anah in the fields of architecture, urbanism and landscape. His agenda focuses on political, economical and space-related matters from an architect’s perspective.

Daniela Oberauer

was born in Salzburg in 1983. She received a Master of Arts in from the University of Arts in Linz, Austria. Prior to co-founding Anah in 2014, she gained extended professional experience in collaborating with fashion labels, theaters and in art and design productions in Vienna. Her work focuses on social and critical aspects of our environment.

As a founding member she heads the research and publishing of Anah by being dedicated to improving the understanding of architecture, art and design in the society. Daniela develops the transdisciplinary approach of Anah. Her agenda focuses on the human interaction in the urban landscape.

Anah publishes a magazine

once a year. This explores issues which equally affect and concern us and which serve as a deliberate starting point for discussion. 

Anah #6 Concrete Utopia is out now! It is conceptualized as an urban, architectural and artistic narrative composed of photos, studies and texts. The publication shows Anah’s way of working dedicated to research, theory and practice.
For a copy (€/$ 20) contact or a quality bookstore near you.
ISBN 978-3-00-055465-0 / ISSN 2366-2093