Bettina Zerza


Bettina Zerza is the founder of ZERZA, an international architecture, urbanism, and design firm. The practice is driven by her passion for innovation and her vision for a sustainable future.

Inspired by strategies and practices of modern and contemporary art, Bettina Zerza envisions an architecture that responds to the particular requirements and challenges of each site and its specific historical, cultural, social, economic, and political parameters.

Her work has been internationally recognized and exhibited in institutions such as the Museum of the City of New York, the New Museum New York, the Museum of Applied Arts Vienna, the Kulturforum Berlin and the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, Hongkong/Shenzhen.

Bettina Zerza received her master’s degree in architecture from the Graz University of Technology in Austria and continued her studies at the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, The Cooper Union, New York.

She continues to engage with arts and culture projects beyond architecture. Through her commitment to her own firm and her involvement in various international organizations, Bettina Zerza is a crucial voice in shaping current discussions about the built environment for the 21st century and beyond.