Reserch works, publications and lectures

Numerous international research works, scientific publications and lectures, e.g. for the International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) of the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics (UNEP DTIE).

The topics deal with sustainable architecture and urbanism and are considering ecological, economical and social aspects. Keywords are:

Resource efficient, climate responsive – and energy efficient building

Reuse and Recycling in architecture

Building Integration of renewable energy production

Sustainable water and sanitation systems

Integrated and Interdisciplinary planning.

A complete list of publications and lectures can be downloaded as a pdf-document, which also includes further links to the download of selected documents.


Professor for Architectural Design and sustainable architecture at Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea. Coordinator of international cooperation. Formerly teaching positions in the areas of environmental sound building and construction, building services engineering as well as sustainable architecture and urbanism at various universities in Germany and The Netherlands.

The work includes the supervision of students, the organization and realization of lectures, workshops, conferences, excursions, study projects and summer academies.