Hartkopf, Volker - Carnegie Mellon and the G-20 - Carnegie Mellon University

Volker Hartkopf

Volker HartkopfProfessor of Architecture and director of Carnegie Mellon's Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics, Hartkopf has realized as an architect building projects in Germany, Bangladesh, Peru and the United States.

He is chair of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sustainable Building Construction Initiative (SBCI) — which works with governments and companies worldwide to adopt sustainable building practices.

Hartkopf's research addresses:

  • building systems integration — on international scale
  • advanced technology, building performance, energy conservation, urban revitalization, third-world housing and disaster prevention.

Media Contact: email Eric Sloss or call him at 412-268-5765

Audio DownloadHartkopf on the importance of how contractors, architects and urban designers can redesign buildings to become more energy efficient.