Lukas Kronawitter is an architect and urbanist with diverse experience in practice and academia. His specialization lies in the optimization of ecological systems in the urban context. He has worked on ecological planning concepts for cities in Asia, Europe, and North America. At the HafenCity University of Hamburg’s Department for Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Planning, Lukas co-authored the book Water Sensitive Urban Design published by Jovis. At Technical University of Munich he was awarded the German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for his work on life cycle management of building materials and construction processes. At the Berlin Research Society for Energy and Environmental Technology he led environmental impact assessments for energy infrastructure planning across Germany. Lukas has also taught adjunct at the Technical University of Berlin, North China University of Technology, and Cleveland Institute of Art. He worked with Terreform ONE in New York City and Berlin launching their CIEE Global Program for which he also served as an Academic Coordinator.