John Martin Evans

Director, Research Center Habitat & Energy, University of Buenos Aires (UBA)

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    John Martin Evans at the Holcim Awards jury meeting for Latin America in São Paulo, Brazil, 2005.

John Martin Evans is Director of the Research Center Habitat & Energy at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina and was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Latin America in 2005.

Last updated: February 02, 2018 Buenos Aires, Argentina

John Martin Evans has also been Professor of Architecture, specialized in energy efficiency and environmental design at the UBA since 1984, and Director of the Laboratory of Environmental Studies which he established in 1987 with a solar simulator, wind tunnel and artificial sky for studies in architecture and urban design.

He was previously Deputy Dean of Studies at the Bouwcentrum International Education in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His research areas include bioclimatic design and consultancy studies in natural conditioning of buildings, energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable building certification.

He has lectured at universities in Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, Panama, Spain, the United Kingdom and various universities in Argentina. John Martin Evans has undertaken technical advisory services related to energy efficiency, renewable energy and environmental conditions in architectural projects in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

John Martin Evans studied architecture at the Architectural Association (AA) in London, and obtained a PhD from Delft Technical University in the Netherlands.

He has received prizes for research in architecture: SICyT-FADU-UBA 1994, Vitruvio 2003 and “Pioneer in Renewable Energy” from the World Renewable Energy Network with Silvia de Schiller.