Faculty Member

Richard S. Levine

College: College of Design
Department: Architecture
Research: Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Urban Design, Solar Architecture, Passive solar design, Green Buildings, Solar Oriented Design, Architecture, Participatory Design, Alternative Sustainable Scenario Building, Sustainability Theory, Sustainability Principles, alternative energy systems, Solar Photovoltaics. participatory processes
Courses: Solar Architecture, Sustainable Cities
Collaborative activities: SUCCESS project - European Commission, DG - Research project fcusing on seven Chinese villages in six different provinces in assessing and creating alternative scenarios for their sustainable futures. ca. 2m Euros ca - a multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary research project with 70 researchers from the physical sciences, the social sciences, the design professions as well as academics and local stakeholders from China and several European Countries and one researcher from the US European Commission, DG-Research, (European Union) HAMMAM project, Sustainability themed reserach in six south Mediterranean Islamic countries, ca. 2m Euro, - a multi and transdisciplinary research project with researchers from many different disciplines from each of the host countries, severla European countries and one researcher from Kentucky
Current activities: Teaching seminar in sustainable cities and design.
Current funding: European Commission, DG-Research, (European Union) HAMMAM project, Sustainability themed research in six south Mediterranean Islamic countries, ca. 2m Euro
Expertise: Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Urban Design, Solar Architecture, Passive solar design, Green Buildings, Solar Oriented Design, Architecture, Participatory Design, Sustainable Alternative Scenario Building, Sustainability Theory, Sustainability Principles, Structural Systems, Reinforced Concrete Systems, Residential Design, Brownfield reclamation,
Industrial contacts: Many contacts in China, the Middle East (particularly in Morocco, Iran, Lebanon, Algeria, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Gaza, Israel), India, UAE, many European contacts (particularly Austria, Germany, France, the other UK, Italy,) and a few contacts in the US
Keywords: Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Urban Design, Solar Architecture, Passive solar design, Green Buildings, Solar Oriented Design, Architecture, Participatory Design, Sustainable Alternative Scenario Building, Sustainability Theory, Sustainability Principles, Structural Systems, Reinforced Concrete Systems, Residential Design,
Location: Main Office: 117 Pence Hall 40506-0041
Phone: (859) 257-7617; CSC (859) 272-6444
rlevine@uky.edu

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