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Display Name

Passive House California

Phone Number

213.787.6330

Email

ck@paravantarchitects.com

City

Los Angeles

State

CA

Zip Code

90066

Bio

Born in West-Berlin and raised in Germany, Christian Kienapfel received his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Cottbus. Christian came to the U.S. as a Fulbright Scholar and received a Master Degree in Architecture from Virginia Tech.

He is a Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD/C), LEED AP and a licensed architect in California and Germany. Christian has over 25 years of international experience in the architectural profession with the planning of various building types in the U.S., Germany, Italy, Malaysia and Costa Rica, including commercial buildings, theaters, high-rise construction, religious & community projects as well single and multi-family residential buildings.

Christian Kienapfel has taught architecture, hospitality/interior design studios and been invited as guest lecturer at various international conferences.

As a board member of Passive House California (PHCA) since 2017 and architect of one of the first new construction Passive Houses in Los Angeles. With the architectural firm PARAVANT Architects he is actively supporting to establish the Passive House construction standard in Southern California (http://www.passivehousela.com).

 

Professional Information

Industry Role

Architect, Consultant

Professional Title

Passive House Consultant + Architect

Certifications

Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant (CPHD/C)

Company/Organization

PARAVANT ARCHITECTS

Company City

Culver City

Company State

CA

Company Zip Code

90232

Phone Number

213.787.6330

Website

http://www.passivehousela.com