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Environmental Design Research Chairs

Athena Chair in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Chair Holder: Dr. Getachew Assefa

Supported by: FPInnovations-Forintek Division, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Technology and the Alberta Forestry Research Institute. The Chair is offered in collaboration with the Athena Institute.

Goal: accelerate the development and research in the field of Life Cycle Assessment

Focus: building materials and components, whole building assessments, biomass resources assessment, sustainable consumption, and carbon accounting.

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Chair in Integrated Design

Chair Holder: Dr. Branko Kolarevic

Supported by: Faculty of Environmental Design

Focus: provide research and teaching in integrated design that brings together a broad range of fields, scales, technologies, approaches and sectors.

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