Dedicated to promoting a deeper understanding of the interaction of climate, architecture, room climate and technology in an interdisciplinary approach in teaching, research and practice.


Petra Liedl

seit 2017

Fellow, University Based Institute for Advanced Studies

University of Birmingham and Nanyang Technological University

seit 2017

Adjt. Assistant Professor

School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin (UTSoA)

2016 bis 2017

August-Wilhelm-Scheer Visiting Professorship

Faculty of Architecture, TUM München

seit 2016

Member of Institute for Adcanced Studies, TUM München

2012 - 2015

Co-Principal Investigator and Faculty Co-Advisor of UT/TUM team NexusHaus 

International students´competition Solar Decathlon, U.S. Department of Energy

Competition in Irvine/California: 1. place: Energy balance; 2. place: Affordability und Public Choice; 3. place: Energy concept


Best of Austin: What´s next in Austin Architecture Award: The NexusHaus

The Austin Chronicle, Austin/USA

2012 bis 2017

Assistant Professor

Co-Director Thermal Lab

Fellow des Center for Sustainable Design

School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin (UTSoA)


Chair des Symposiums EnergyXChange: Munich and Austin as regional centres for sustainable innovation

School of Architecture, UT Austin

2012 to 2013

Harrington Faculty Fellow at University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture


Doctorate in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) on the subject of ’Interaction Climate-Man-Buildings’: development of the interactive planning tools ClimateTool and FacadeTool and a building climatology-related climate classification (summa cum laude)

Award: Dr. Marschall-Prize 2011 from the Faculty of Architecture, TUM

Nominated by the President of TUM for the ’Bertha Benz-Preis’ 2011 for outstanding doctoral theses by the Daimler und Benz Stiftung, Munich

2007 to 2010 

Doctoral grant at the International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE) at the TUM 

2008 to 2009 

Associate of the ’Neue Verantwortung’ foundation, ’Sustainable technology leadership’ group, Berlin 

2002 to 2007 

Research assistant at the Department of Building Climatology and Building Services at the TUM 

International research and teaching visits 

1995 to 2001 

Study of Architecture at the TU München (TUM)

since 2006

Collaboration with the ’Ingenieurbüro Hausladen’, Kirchheim bei München

since 2007 

Founding member and board member of the ClimateDesign e.V. 

Lectureship at universities and academies specialising in ClimateDesign international