Christina Aßmann, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, CPHC is a senior architect and building scientist with 18 years of professional experience working on a variety of project types at various firms. Her work embraces design, sustainability, regenerative design, carbon reduction, social justice and the synergy of different high-performance building standards. Christina is passionate about incorporating her sustainability research into her role as an educator at Syracuse University and as an Energy Code Trainer through NYSERDA’s initiative to educate building professionals. Her interest in sustainability strategies stems from her upbringing in Germany where her parents instilled her with a focus on environmental stewardship. She holds German equivalent of a M.S. in Architecture from the Universität Stuttgart, Germany and a MArch from the University of Kansas, where she was part of the renowned Studio 804.