Barbara IMHOF

LIQUIFER Systems Group (LSG) • Co-Founder & Co-Managing Director

Dr. Barbara Imhof is an internationally active space architect and design researcher. She is co-founder and co-managing director of LIQUIFER Vienna - Bremen. The interdisciplinary LIQUIFER team, consisting of scientists, engineers, architects and designers, works on R&D projects within the EU Framework Programme, for the European Space Agency and with European research institutions and industry.

The research projects focus on living in limited and transformable spaces and with resource-efficient systems. Learning from systems and principles in nature and integrating biological systems into architecture describe the second thematic path of LIQUIFER's work.

For more than 20 years, Barbara Imhof has taught at various renowned universities, such as ETH-Zurich, Chalmers University - Gothenburg, University of Kassel, the Berlin Weißensee School of Art, the University of Applied Arts and University of Technology, Vienna. She is also part of the Adjunct Faculty of the International Space University and member of the International Astronautical Academy.


International Astronautical Congress 2022

18-22 September 2022

Paris, France


International Astronautical Congress 2021

25-29 October 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


The Global Space Exploration Conference 2021

14-18 June 2021

St. Petersburg, Russia