Univ.-Lektor Architekt Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn., is registered with the Chamber of Chamber of Architects and Civil Engineers, Austria/EU (Kammer der Ziviltechnikerinnen), expert of building preservation, protection of cultural property, and UNESCO world heritage sights.
Since 2002 Markus Swittalek is head of moment-home Real Estate Solutions, an architectural firm with focus on planning and design in historic environments and building preservation. He has studied Architecture at the Vienna University of Technology and the RWTH Aachen University. Markus Swittalek teaches at the Vienna University of Technology, the Medical University of Vienna and the Danube University Krems / Austria. He does research at the Gabrielle Possanner Institute of interdisciplinary studies and is lecturing in Europe, Asia and North America. Furthermore he is member or board member of numerous scientific societies. Since 2014 his has published two books, book contributions to other publications and journals.