Prof. Dirk. E. Hebel

Advisor, Co-Founder

- Professor of Sustainable Construction at the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Germany

Dirk Hebel


Dirk E. Hebel is full professor of Sustainable Construction at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. Prior to that, he was assistant professor of Architecture and Construction at ETH Zürich, Switzerland. He was also the founding scientific director of the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He was also guest professor at Syracuse University and guest lecturer at Princeton University.

Dipl Arch ETHZ, MArch Princeton University

Expertise & Awards

Prof. Dirk E.Hebel’s research concentrates on a metabolic understanding of resources and investigates alternative building materials and construction techniques and their applications in developed as well as developing territories.

New York Van Alen Institute Fellowship Award

Red Dot Design Award for Best Conceptual Design

SMART Innovation Grant Singapore

LANXESS Award Singapore

Zumtobel Group Award