AIA, LEED Accredited Professional
HJKessler Associates, Inc.
Helen J. Kessler, AIA, LEED A.P. is President of HJKessler Associates which specializes in sustainable design and energy efficiency consulting. She has worked in various roles, such as sustainable design consultant, LEED Accredited Professional, lighting designer, energy consultant and commissioning consultant on approximately ten LEED projects in Chicago, including Chicago Public Libraries, the Cook County Domestic Violence Courthouse, the LEED Platinum Chicago Center for Green Technology, the Anixter Warehouse Distribution Center and the Museum of Broadcast Communications.
born: the Netherlands 02-06-65
RHSTL Boskoop, landscape design
AvB Rotterdam, urban design
1989-1992 landscape designer dS+V Rotterdam
1992-1993 landscape designer West 8 landscape architects Rotterdam
1993-1994 free-lance landscape designer Rotterdam
1995-present: director own design office
2001-2002 teacher urban design at Universiteit van Lugano/ Mendrisio, CH
1997-2000 teacher urban design and landscape architecture at Technische
2000-2003 teacher urban design at Akademie van Bouwkunst Rotterdam
1995-2005 various guest lectures (Amsterdam, Berlin, Dresden, Eindhoven,Miami, Tilburg, Wageningen)