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Christian Kienapfel

Phone Number

(213) 787-6330

Email

info@paravantarchitects.com

City

Los Angeles

State

California

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 certified 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).

Industry Role

Architect

Professional Title

CPHD/C, LEED-AP, Architect

Certifications

Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant (CPHD/C)

Company/Organization

PARAVANT Architects

Company Address

10866 Washington Blvd. #110

Company City

Culver City

Company State

California

Company Zip Code

90232

Phone Number (Business)

(213) 787-6330

Website

http://www.passivehousela.com