Prof. Dr. Juliana Felkner
Dr Felkner is an assistant professor in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. She studied architecture and spatial planning at the University of Kansas and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm. She worked for Ateliers Jean Nouvel in Paris before moving to Zurich to conduct her PhD research at ETH in the Chair of Structural Design and the Chair of Structural Mechanics. She is a member of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA).
Her research interests include the role of the built environment in addressing some of society’s greatest challenges through the efficient use of land, construction materials and energy. The tall building serves as an application for her research on integrating design and technology to improve urban conditions, building performance and human comfort.
- Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich
- M.Sc. Spatial Planning / Built Environment, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm
- Master of Architecture, University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design and Planning
- BA English and Environmental Studies, University of Kansas