DI Dr. Bernhard Scharf


First name(s) / Surname(s) Bernhard Scharf

Telephone(s) +43 699 19 74 4304


Nationality Austrian

Gender Male



2006 – onwards

Occupation or position held Technical Director | Green4cities GmbH

Researcher and Lecturer | University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, ­Vienna – Department of Structural Engineering and Natural Hazards – Institute of Soil Bioengineering and Landscape Construction

Main activities and responsibilities

Development of

– research project design

– investigation methods

– data analyses methods

– product innovation and design

Project acquisition

Business partner acquisition and communication

Operational lead of national and international research projects in the field of Vegetation technique.

Consultance of architects and landscape architects concerning building integrated green and green infrastructure

Publication and presentation of research results at national and international congresses

Build up of an international interdisciplinary network of experts

Main projects

– GrünStadtKlima project:

– PROGREENcity project:

– EXPO Austria Pavillon:

– GreenConcrete project:

– PV-Dachgarten


A detailed description of the research projects and publications can be found here:


Name and address of employer

Green4cities GmbH, Plenergasse 1 Top 5, 1180 Vienna, Austria

University of Life Science and Natural Resources, Vienna, Gregor Mendel Straße 33, 1180 Vienna

Type of business or sector

Research and Education




Title of qualification awarded Master of Science in Landscape Architecture

Principal subjects/occupational skills covered Flowering Lawn – Investigation of seed mixtures 1998 and 1999

Name and type of organisation providing education and training University of Life Science and Natural Resources, Vienna, Gregor Mendel Strasse 33, 1180 ­Vienna


Memberships and awards

Member and editor of Biotope City Journal

Member of Austrian Association of Landscape Architects (ÖGLA)

Member of the association „Verein zur Förderung von Grün-Stadt-Technologien – Green City Technologies“

Member of LinkedIn groups Biotope City, Green Cities, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and Vertical Gradens and Living Walls

Awarded Master thesis



Language Skills

German: Mother tongue

English: Excellent


List of Publications

A list of publications is available here:


List of knowledge transfer

A list of knowledge transfer can be found here:


List of presentations

A list of presentations at national and international congresses can be found here:


List of supervised master thesis

A list of supervised master thesis can be found here: