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Osman Attmann

Associate Professor and Director, PhD Program

Osman AttmannContact Information:

Phone: 303.315.0032
Office Location: CU Denver Building, 320EE
Office Hours: By appointment

On Sabbatical Spring 2014



Degrees Held

  • PhD, School of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology (1999)
  • MArch, School of Architecture, State University of New York at Buffalo (1993)
  • BArch, School of Architecture, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul (1988)

Research Interests

Green Architecture, Emerging Technologies and Materials, Sustainable Environments, Measuring Green Building Performance.

Dr. Attmann’s research seeks to understand how the basic principles of sustainable environments can be integrated with architecture to satisfy the emerging and future needs of people.  His aim is to incorporate and in some cases to induce green design guidelines in architectural environments in order to produce sustainable buildings.

He has worked in sustainable building-related research for 15 years and is the author of several publications on sustainable environments and green buildings, including his recent book Green Architecture and current manuscript Anatomy of Green Buildings. His current research focuses on developing a comprehensive guide to designing, implementing, and measuring green buildings.


Professional Activities

Dr. Attmann is professionally involved in a variety of advanced technology and material research and Green projects. He is the Principal of Green-Tecture Studio: Architectural Design and Emerging Technologies research and advisory firm.


  • Green Architecture
  • Building Construction - Methods
  • Green Building Tech

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