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Katharina Kral | Carbon in the Built Environment

Monday, April 13, 2020 at 2:55pm to 4:10pm

Plant Sciences, 233

Katharina Kral is a German architect with a focus on housing and material specific construction topics in the fields of timber and concrete construction. During five years at Buchner Bründler Architekten in Basel, Switzerland, where she led design and construction projects, Kral acquired a holistic understanding of the complex processes of building. Her most recently finished project is a large residential complex in Zurich, Switzerland, that features one of the largest, entirely wooden facades that has been built up to that point.

Seminar Series: Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge:

  • Mondays, Spring Semester 2020, 2:55-4:10pm, 233 Plant Sciences
  • Most sessions available as a Zoom Webinar

This university-wide seminar series provides important views on the critical issue of climate change, drawing from many perspectives and disciplines. Experts from both Cornell University and other universities will present an overview of the science of climate change and climate change models, the implications for agriculture, ecosystems, and food systems, and provide important economic, ethical, and policy insights on the issue. The seminar is being organized and sponsored by the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.


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Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Sustainability



Katharina Kral

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Visiting, Cornell AAP

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