Markus Scherer was born in 1966 in Vienna. He studied at Technische Universität in Vienna and at IUAV in Venice, where he graduated in 1990 with Vittorio Gregotti and Bernardo Secchi. In 1992 he found a new office A5 ARCHITETTI, he reformed his studio in 2001 as Markus Scherer Architekt. In 2010 he has been awarded for the fortress of Franzensfeste requalification at the Oderzo Prize. The same project has been exposed in "12.Biennale di Architettura di Venezia".