Passivhaus Design Atelier

Olaf Reiter


 Mr. Reiter is an active member of the following boards:

  • Scientific Advisory Council of the Passive House Institute in Darmstat

  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Danube University Krems

  • Chairman of the Working Group on Energy-saving and ecological building of the Chamber of Architects Cases

  • Advisory Board Member "energy" of the Free State of Saxony

Atelier Role: Lead Architect & Consultant


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Olaf Reiter was born in 1960 in Leipzig, Saxony, GDR. After succesfully completing his final secondary-school examinations and an  apprenticeship as a bricklayer, he studied Architecture at the Bauhaus University in Weimar.  

In 1991, after the fall of the GDR, Mr. Reiter began working
as a freelance architect, opening an office in Dresden. He specializes in ecological and energy-saving building, particularly in the planning of passivhaus buildings.

Mr. Reiter has won numerous awards for innovation in design of low energy buildings and has a fifteen year record of delivering high quality,
creative and innovative Passivhaus structures. 

Member of these organizations:

  • Passive House Institute in Darmstadt 
  • Chamber of Architects of Saxony
  • Federation of German Architects   
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