Green Building Solutions

Our Lectures 2021

Karin Stieldorf

Academic director of the master course “Sustainable Construction” at TU Vienna. Holds master and doctoral degrees from the TU Vienna in architecture and building science and is appointed associate professor at TU Vienna.

Georg W. Reinberg

CEO and owner of Architekturbüro Reinberg ZT GmbH in Vienna, Austria and visiting professor at the Danube University Krems “Centre for Construction and Environment”. His office is active in research, design, planning and side management.

Günter Lang

Owner of “LANG Consulting – Konsulent für innovative Baukonzepte” specialized at new and retrofit passive houses since 2001. He has directed, partnered, researched and written on many Passive House projects and topics.

Laszlo Lepp

Studied in Architecture at the University in Innsbruck and completed the civil engineering exam. He is on the scientific advisory board of "Passivhaus Austria". His tasks include the consulting and certification of national and international new built projects and refurbishments of existing buildings.

Martin Treberspurg

Professor for Sustainable Constructions at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna and director of the architecture company „Treberspurg & Partner Architekten ZT GesmbH“. He is active as vice-head of the Department “building physics” at the Austrian Chamber of Architects and Engineers.

Umberto Berardi

Director of the BeTOP center at Ryerson University in Toronto and has been nominated Canada Research Chair in Building Science. His main research interests are related to the study of innovative solutions and new materials for improving the performance of the built environment.

Yvonne Franz

As a university assistant at University of Vienna she has been coordinating the Erasmus Mundus Masters in Urban Studies 4CITIES and is doing research on social innovation, housing market and urban arrival spaces. She is also the academic co-director of the postgraduate course “Cooperative Urban and Regional Development”

Elisabeth Aufhauser

Assistant professor at the department for geography and regional science at the University of Vienna. Her teaching includes different courses in economic geography, spatial planning and feminist geography. Research lately centered on gender mainstreaming processes in regional development and spatial planning.

David Calas

Architect, Educator, Writer and Curator, with focus on fluid transitions to urbanism in archtiecture, art and politics - striving for co-creational strategies which are complemented by digital considerations. Co-Founder of the design office "Studio Calas"

Gregor Radinger

Lecturer at the TU Vienna - Department for Spatial and Sustainable Design. He finished his postgraduate study of Refurbishment and Revitalisation at Danube University in Krems. Member of the Department for Building and Environment and Course Director for Daylight Architecture at Danube University,.

David Michulec

Founder of NEUBAU best energy. Lectures at colleges and universities around the world underline his goal of expanding knowledge about energy-efficient buildings worldwide. In addition to his technical activities, he is a keynote speaker, panelist, board member and authorized passive house certifier.

Marcello Turrini

External partner of Architekturbüro Reinberg. Was researcher at the University “G. D’Annunzio” in the Urban Plan department and assistant professor for Urban Planning. He is a member of the COST action RESTORE about regenerative architecture and certified as Passive House Designer.

Stefan Sattler

Lecturer and suppoter of the GBS. Since 2019 energy planner in the MA 20, Vienna.Was university assistant and a researcher at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in the workgroup resources looking construction. Main field: solar architecture, integration of solar technology in buildings.

Marcus Rennhofer

Is active in teaching and supervision of students since 2002. He works at the Austrian Institute of Technology, Center for Energy, research field Photovoltaics and he is senior scientist in the research field of Photovoltaics since 2014. His specialization is on thin film photovoltaics and building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV).

Agron Deralla

Works as a BIM manager at AllesWirdGut architects in Vienna. In 2014 he started as an architect at AllesWirdGut; in 2016 was the official transition into the role of a BIM manager. In the meantime, he took part in numerous conferences with one aim: transfer of knowledge about openBIM and its implementation.

Michael Lauermann

Joined the “Sustainable Building Technologies” business unit at the Austrian Institute of Technology in 2014. He is involved in national and European research projects for increasing energy efficiency in the industry sector. He is teaching at the TU Vienna in the field of solar thermal engineering and heat pump systems.

Ghazal Etminan

Urban development and economic planner. Works for the AIT´s Center for Energy in the Business Digital Resilient Cities. Involved in various European and international smart city projects, e.g. for READY, SCALE, Ruggedised, pocityf, ClimateKIC, Smart Cities Information System and Urban development in Uzbekistan and Chartak.

Phillip Horn

Philip is a German Environmental Engineer with more than 10 years of experience in the field of dynamic-thermal simulations of buildings and complex thermal systems. He works internationally as a consulting engineer for Since 2015, he is responsible for the simulation activities during the GBS and really enjoying it every year!

Emanuele Naboni

Consultant for Energy efficient cities and buildings. He was Affiliated Professor for 10 years at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen, School of Architecture. Specialised in Energy, Regenerative Environmental Design, and Design for Climate Change - focus on linking Ecosystems and Humans via Digital Design.

Roland Bechmann


M. Bauer-Leeb


E. Quinn


Peter Moonen


Katharina Muner-Samer


D. Bourret


Christoph Thun-Hohenstein

Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, General Director of MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, and Head of the VIENNA BIENNALE FOR CHANGE

S. Formanek


Anna Vera Deinhammer


Kay Kilmann


Marko Markov


M. Brown


J. Leibold


S. Schneider


Mark Gorgolewski


Franziska Trebut


Melanie Ross


P. Horn


B. Pfefferer


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