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Professor Minna Sunikka-Blank 

Profile photo of Minna Sunikka Blank. She is outside, a river can be seen behind her, and she is smiling at the camera
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Minna Sunikka-Blank, MSc, PhD is a Fellow and the Director of Studies in Architecture at Churchill and a Professor at the University Department of Architecture. She studied architecture at Tampere University of Technology (TTY) in Finland. She did her doctoral studies in the Netherlands on improving policies for energy efficiency in the European housing stock at Delft University of Technology (TUDelft). Before coming to Cambridge, she worked on Environmental Impact Assessment, the management of environmental properties in real estate management, sustainable energy supply in urban renewal projects and comparative policy analysis in Finland and the Netherlands and published several books and research articles on the subject. In addition to design, she is interested in socio-economic dimensions of architecture, energy efficiency in buildings and creating sustainable urban settlements in developing countries.

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Director of Studies - Architecture

01 January 2006 – Present