Christian Kienapfel

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PARAVANT Architects | PHLA+

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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 licensed architect in Germany and in California. Christian has many 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.
Christian Kienapfel is excited to bring the Passive House concepts and practices to Los Angeles/Culver City where he is building a family home as one of the first newly constructed Passive Houses showcasing how comfortable, efficient, and sustainable a Passive House can be while maintaining an affordable budget.


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