Viola Kosseda

Viola Kosseda

Stuttgart, DE



sustainable design, renewable energy resources and their integration into buildings, energy self-sufficient buildings and “plus-energy-houses”, global effects of urban and building design, life cycle assessments, drivers for sustainable design and form-finding principles, evaluation of environmental constraints and building performance


Werner Sobek GreenTechnologies, Stuttgart, DE, Sustainability Consultant

- Certification: DGNB, LEED
- Life Cycle Assessment and Material Research
- Competition Consultancy

I am currently working as Sustainability Consultant at Werner Sobek Green Technologies. My responsibilities include Building Certification (DGNB, LEED), Life Cycle Assessments and Material Research and Competition Consultancy for national and international projects. Many tasks require working closely with our MEP Engineers on the development of innovative HVAC systems and renewable energy concepts.

Aug 2010 - current

SITU IMAGE – Architectural & Urban Design, Hangzhou, CN, Intern

- designed façades for residential buildings in Jiangjia, Zhejiang province
- developed 1st price winning façade for Urban Culture Exhibition Hall, Technology Zone Hangzhou
- represented the office on a conference in Changchun, Jilin province

Sep 2006 - Mar 2007

H.J. Komp Engineers – Civil Engineering and Building Construction, Bergisch Gladbach, DE, Intern

- building construction and architecture intern

Jun 2001 - Jul 2002

Dipl.-Ing. A. Damm – Office for Architecture, Kürten, DE, Intern

Jan 1999 - Feb 1999


Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, DE, Masters, Architecture and Urban Planning

Oct 2003 - May 2010

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - Aug 2009


DAAD Scholarship, Year-Long Grant of the German Academic Exchange Service, Scholarship

Year-Long Grant of the German Academic Exchange Service


“Art Traditions Award”, best classical black and white print, 1st Place

20th Annual Juried Photography Show, State of the Art Gallery Ithaca,


photo of the month “GEO” magazine, 1st Place

published in December 2009


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