The power of entrepreneurs lies in the personal competence of those who are behind the business. Schimek plant, therefore, is a single person business because of personal commitment. Jobs aren't done by someone else but personally, following your needs and challenges.
Principles of my work are:
Michael Schimek collaborates with a wide network of other businesses following the same principles. This is why schimek plant can put together new, innovative and specialized teams according to the specific job. Based on fair and transparent calculations, they will create significant benefit for you.
Michael Schimek has a long personal record in managing a World Heritage site and in planning and implementing spatial strategies and concepts.
A special focus lies on protected areas and, connected with that, the duty to refrain from overexploitation and to strive for highest quality - in managing the World Heritage and European Diploma for Protected Area cultural landscape Wachau in Austria, in redeveloping Jauerling-Wachau Nature Park, but also exchanging with other similar regions and sites.
The key areas of work are World Heritage compatibility, townscape, landscape and monument protection work, nature protection, arts and culture, sustainable tourism and regional development in general.
Schimek plant develops:
Michael Schimek advises organisations in Austria and abroad in developing their capacities. A special focus lay on supporting the building-up of sustainable regional development institutions in some of the new members states of the EU.
Above that, he was invited to a huge number of expert meetings and conferences during the last years and organised excursions on regional development and the World Heritage in Austria and abroad. From 2009 to 2018, Michael Schimek taught future World Heritage experts studying "World Heritage Studies" at Brandenburg Technical University in Cottbus.
Schimek plant delivers lectures and organizes workshops:
Being Austrian, a lot of my projects were done in German. There are some good examples, though, that may be shown in English, too. Please find out by clicking on the links below.