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Geoffrey Thun

Geoffrey Thun

Geoffrey Thun
Professor of Architecture, A Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and Associate Vice President for Research-Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts, UM Office of Research
Arch. and U.P. (Taubman) » Architecture

Thün’s current work examines systems-based GeoDesign approaches to large scale regional landscape infrastructures, industrial ecology and the design of prefabricated high performance housing and site design strategies. The US Department of Energy (DOE) / National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Canada Council for the Arts, National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) and The Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan currently fund this work.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

My work contributes directly toward solving the United Nations SDGs listed below. Learn more.

7. Affordable and Clean Energy
9. Industry Innovation and Infrastructure
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
17. Partnerships for the Goals