Retrofitting Urban Districts: An Integrated Decision Support Tool to Assess Urban Districts Sustainability, Synergies and Retrofitting Options

Ahmed Khoja

Munich University of Applied Sciences

As of 2014, Ahmed is working as a researcher and lecturer at the Institute for Construction and Building Climatology at the Faculty of Architecture of Munich University of Applied Sciences. His research areas include Sustainable urban neighborhoods, energy efficient retrofitting and zero energy developments. Ahmed holds Bachelor Degree in Architecture from King Abdul-Aziz University and Master’s Degree in Energy Efficient and Sustainable Construction from the Technical University of Munich, where he is also perusing his Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Auer.


Given that majority of buildings were built when energy efficiency requirements were limited or non-existent, renovating the building stock can be seen as one of key aspects in reaching the EU 2020 and 2030 goals. The... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ahmed Khoja (Organisation: Munich University of Applied Sciences, Photo: Ahmed_Khoja-photo.jpg)
  2. Paul Mittermeier (Organisation: Munich University of Applied Sciences, Photo: Paul_Mittermeier.jpg)
  3. Natalie Essig (Organisation: Munich University of Applied Sciences, Photo: Prof_Natalie_E_ig.jpg)

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B1 » Urban Development in the Digital Era (12:45 - Tuesday, 11th September, Restaurant Hall 1)

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