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Monika Fiby


CONTACT Mrs. Monika Fiby
Diplomingenieur, Master of Landscape Architecture
Sobieskigasse 9/12, Vienna, Austria
Phone/Fax: +43-1-3101060
Email: monika at fiby.at
UID: ATU56687669
BIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES PDF document for download (250 kB)
LANGUAGES German as first language, fluent English, quite good French, some Spanish
DEGREES
  • Master of Landscape Architecture in 2000
    from University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

  • Diplomingenieur of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning in 1992
    from University of Agricultural Sciences in Vienna, Austria

BIBLIOGRAPHY PDF document for download (60 kB)
ACTIVITIES PDF document for download (65 kB)
Feasibility Studies, Masterplans, Conceptual Designs, Exhibit Designs, Workshop Moderation, Consulting, Presentations
  • Zagreb Zoo, Croatia - Update of the masterplan, 2018
  • Ferleiten Wild Animal Park, Austria - Design for bear and wolf exhibits, 2018
  • Vienna Technical Museum, Austria - Evaluation of visitor use of an exhibition, 2018
  • Erfurt Zoo, Germany - Masterplan, 2018
  • Vienna Technical Museum, Austria - Focus groups and semantic differential for a new exhibition, 2017
  • Amiens Zoo, France - Conceptual Exhibit Design, 2017
  • Herberstein Zoo, Austria - Exhibit Designs, 2017
  • Fasanerie Wiesbaden, Germany - Masterplan Update, 2017
  • Tallin Zoo, Estonia - Consulting, 2017
  • Skånes Djurpark, Denmark - Consulting, 2017
  • International Zoo Design Conference, Wroclaw, Poland - Programme Organizer, 2017
  • Barryland, Switzerland - Conceptual Designs, 2016
  • Animal Park Ferleiten, Austria - Masterplan, Concept Designs, 2016
  • Ekogunea, Spain - Exhibit Designs for Farm Animals, 2016
  • Herberstein Zoo, Austria - Exhibit Design for lions, 2016
  • Fasanerie Wiesbaden, Germany - Designed for a combined play area and exhibit for goats and sheep, 2015
  • Port Harcourt, Nigeria - Conceptual Masterplan, 2015 (27 MB)
  • Herberstein Zoo, Austria - Feasibility Study for a Giraffe Exhibit, 2014 (2,5MB)
  • Vienna Technical Museum, Austria - Evaluation of the temporary interactive exhibition "Mobilität interaktiv", 2014
  • EAZA, Netherlands - Exhibit Design Workshop 2014
  • Fasanerie Wiesbaden, Germany - Fox and Badger Exhibit, 2013 (2,2 MB)
  • Helsinki Zoo, Finland - Concept Design for a themed area "Finnish Forest", 2013
  • Barryland, Switzerland - Masterplan 2013
  • Parc Animalier de Cézallier, France - Masterplan 2012
  • Vienna Technical Museum, Austria - Evaluation of the temporary interactive children's exhibition "body.check", 2012
  • EAZA, Netherlands - Exhibit Design Workshop 2012
  • Herberstein Zoo, Austria - Project Brief for a Siamang Exhibit, 2012, in ZooLex
  • Canisius College, Buffalo - Future of Zoos Symposium, 2012 (1,5 MB), on Youtube
  • Wild Animal Park Grünau, Austria - Masterplan, Exhibit Designs since 2012
  • Fasanerie Wiesbaden, Germany - Raptor Aviary, 2012 (1,5 MB)
  • Delhi Zoo, India - Design Workshop 2012
  • Besancon Zoo, France - Consulting 2012
  • Salzburg Zoo, Austria - Zoo Design Workshop 2012
  • Animal Sanctuary, Jordan - Consulting, Masterplan, Conceptual Exhibit Design 2011 - 2014
  • Abenteuerwelt Mautern, Austria - Raptor Aviaries Design 2011
  • Tierwelt Herberstein, Austria - Project Brief for a Tapir Exhibit, 2011
  • Frankfurt Zoo, Germany - Strategic Plan 2010
  • Saint Petersburg Zoo, Russia - Consulting for a Masterplan 2010
  • Fasanerie Wiesbaden, Germany - Mink Exhibit, 2010 (1,7 MB), in ZooLex
  • Frankfurt Zoo, Germany - Conceptual Masterplan 2009 (1 MB)
  • Bear Sanctuary, Serbia - Consulting 2009
  • Azerzoo, Aserbeijan - Consulting 2010
  • Fasanerie Wiesbaden, Germany - Masterplan 2009 (2,3 MB)
  • Biopark project, Portugal - Masterplan 2009 cont.
  • Pretoria Zoo, South Africa - Consulting 2008
  • Fasanerie Wiesbaden, Germany - Wild Cat Exhibit, 2008 (1,8 MB), in ZooLex
  • Bioparque La Reserva, Colombia - Masterplan 2008, Zoo Design Day 2008
  • Animal Rescue Centre Lochen, Austria - Masterplan 2008
  • Zagreb Zoo, Croatia - Masterplan, Exhibit Design 2007 cont. - Overview
  • Bird Park Turnersee, Austria - Consulting 2007
  • Lionsrock, South Africa - Consulting 2007, Exhibit Design 2010
  • Helsinki Zoo, Finland - Design Workshop, Consulting, Masterplan (36MB), 2007 cont.
  • Natuhaerka Zoo, Russia - Masterplan Concept 2007
  • Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, Malawi, 2007
  • Wuhan Zoo, China - Masterplan Competition 2007
  • Herberstein Zoo, Austria - Exhibit Design 2007 cont., Masterplan 2007 (3,3MB)
  • Rabat Zoo, Morocco - Masterplan Concept 2007
  • Baitelandia, Italy - Consulting 2005
  • Bear Park Müritz, Germany - Consulting 2005
  • Bear Sanctuary Arbesbach, Austria - Planning, Construction, Consulting since 2005, in ZooLex
  • Ljubljana Zoo, Slovenia - Design Workshops 2005
  • Parc Zoologique de Paris, France - Masterplan 2005-2007
  • Tierpark Nordhorn, Germany - Design Workshop 2005
  • Parco Natura Viva, Italy - Design Workshop 2005
  • Wildpark Schweinfurt, Germany - Masterplan 2005
  • Linz Zoo, Austria - Exhibit Design 2005
  • Safaripark Vale di Mura, Portugal - Consulting 2003
  • Augsburg Zoo, Germany - Masterplan Workshops 2003
  • Little Jungle, Kuwait - Consulting 2001
  • Gonsenheim Animal Park, Germany - Exhibit Design 2000-2005
  • Rostock Zoo, Germany - Design Workshop 1996
  • Schwerin Zoo, Germany - Design Workshop 1996
  • Görlitz Animal Park, Germany Design Workshop 1996
  • Vienna Zoo, Austria - Consulting, Exhibit Design 1992-1993
MEDIA
POSITIONS Project Manager with the ZooLex Zoo Design Organization
August 2000 - ongoing
  • Networked with international zoo experts
  • Designed and evaluated the ZooLex website www.zoolex.org
  • Created content for the ZooLex website
  • Presented at conferences and workshops
  • Moderated workshops
  • Supervised research projects
  • Wrote articles for books and journals


Content manager with Rosinak & Partner ZT GmbH for www.natur-wien.at
December 2002 - December 2007

  • Designed the website
  • Created content
  • Trained more than 25 editors
  • Moderated workshops


Landscape architect and project co-ordinator with arp-consulting, a regional planning office in Vienna
March 2001 - November 2002

  • Organized, scheduled and budgeted an international Delphi survey on the future of landscapes in Middle European regions
  • Created a questionnaire for the Delphi survey
  • Designed an online questionnaire
  • Prepared and managed surveys on the internet
  • Created and managed the project website www.futurelandscape.org


Free-lancing activities (ongoing)

  • Conceptualized, organized and moderated workshops
  • Consulted for zoos and related businesses
  • Created presentation materials (brochures, websites)
  • Made feasibility studies
  • Co-operated on master plans
  • Supervised scientific studies


Officer with the City of Vienna, Department of Road Construction and Administration
December 1993 - August 1998

  • Planned construction projects for streets and public places
  • Led discussions on road construction projects and recorded results
  • Scheduled all works involved in construction
  • Sought approval and financing of projects
  • Called for bids for planning and construction
  • Contracted and supervised planning and construction
  • Recorded accounts of contracted works
  • Participated in public hearings
  • Participated in teams for developing concepts and plans
  • Led a planning team for revitalizing a major Viennese street


Landscape architect with Zoo Schönbrunn in Vienna
April 1993 - September 1993

  • Designed and planted outdoor exhibits
  • Proposed landscaping and maintenance of grounds

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