Dr. András Reith PhD
Msc. ClimaDesign (TU-München)
Founding member and former president of the Hungary Green Building Council
Vice-president of the Budapest Architect Chamber
Dr. Andras Reith is the CEO and founder of ABUD. As an active architect and researcher, he has promoted sustainable design for two decades. His special fields of expertise are Integrated Design Process, ClimaDesign®, specialised façade design, design and consultancy of Net-Zero energy developments, and design in accordance with LEED, BREEAM and DGNB.
As a passionate mountaineer and a mentee of the renowned architect Prof. Thomas Herzog, he dedicated himself to sustainable design from the very beginning of his career. After gaining international experience in Germany and Spain, he became partner at MERTEK studio, one of the first and most influential advocates of sustainable architecture in Hungary.
Andras is an expert reviewer of the fifth report of UN IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), a leading author of the Climatic and Energy Concept of the Budapest Urban Development Concept, and the former president of the Hungary Green Building Council. He has been an invited speaker at several universities.