Professor, Department of Architecture and Urban Design
University of California, School of Arts and Architecture, Los Angeles, USA
Prof. Givoni earned a BSc (Architect) at the Faculty of Architecture, Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), Haifa in 1953; a MSc (Hygiene) in the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh in 1959; and a PhD (Public Health) in the School of Medicine, University of Jerusalem in 1963. He served as head of the Department of Building Climatology, Building Research Station at Technion, from 1970 to 1977, and taught Architecture and Urban Design at Technion (1973-1977), and UCLA (1977-1997). In addition he held a chair at the Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel (977-1984). Dr. Givoni has been a visiting professor at a number of Universities in North and South America, Australia and Europe.
Energy and Buildings, Urban Atmosphere, and Advances in Solar Energy. He is the inventor of the Givoni-diagram for bioclimatic control in buildings.