Dr. Hammann is a registered architect and LEED® accredited professional with an extended professional background. As the previous Head of Design, Head of Programming and Master Planning in two major German firms, his portfolio includes medium to large scale projects for corporate and private clients across Europe and the U.S. He blend’s design excellence with building performance and environmental design in his research which focuses on technology and sustainable design. He is the author of two books Creative Engineering, Energy Design for Tomorrow, various book chapters and five entries in the Encyclopedia of 20th Century Architecture. With contributions to PlusMinus 20º/40º Latitude: Sustainable Design for Tropical and Subtropical Climates and Advanced Building Systems: A Technical Guide for Architects and Engineers, he translates timeless sustainable principles into technical and engineering advancements. He was appointed the Thomas D. Hubbard Professorship in Architecture in 2011.


Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) Architectural Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt; 1985
M.Arch, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; 1980
Diplom-Ingenieur, Technische Universität Darmstadt; 1979