LEED AP, Senior Researcher: Center for Building Performance & Diagnostics
Office: Margaret Morrison Hall 410F
Phone: 412 268 6882
BioAzizan Aziz is a Senior Research Architect at the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics. His research focuses on the design of integrated systems for commercial buildings, workplace productivity and sustainable zero-energy buildings.
Azizan has worked on several sustainable masterplanning and building projects worldwide. The masterplanning projects include the US Army Corps of Engineers campus in Urbana-Champaign, the City of Wolfsburg, Germany, and the Lichtenberg District in Berlin. His building projects include the Intelligent Workplace at CMU, the Adaptable Workplace Laboratory at the U.S. GSA Headquarters in Washington DC and the Laboratory of Design for Cognition for the Electricité de France in Paris, France.
Currently Azizan is currently working on the Building as PowerPlant/Invention Works (BAPP) initiative and the Workplace 20?20/National Environmental Assessment Toolkit (NEAT) project. The BAPP project focuses on the integration of advanced energy-efficient building technologies with innovative on-site energy generation systems to create a building that is a net exporter of energy. The focus of the NEAT project is to evaluate the role of facilities in individual and organizational effectiveness. For the NEAT project, Azizan is leading the research team in developing an indoor environmental quality assessment toolkit, comprised of environmental sensors and dataloggers, online surveys, and a database for analysis.
Azizan teaches Integrated Product Design and LEED and Sustainable Buildings. He was on the advisory panel for the proposed Masters in Sustainable Design program at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. Recently, Azizan was invited by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to present a working paper to the Government of Malaysia on Green Buildings and Sustainable Development.