William W. Braham
B.S.E., Princeton University
M.Arch, Ph.D. Arch., University of Pennsylvania
Dr. William W. Braham FAIA is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Chair from 2008-11, and is currently Director of the Master of Environmental Building Design. He received an engineering degree from Princeton University and an M. Arch and Ph.D. Arch. From the University of Pennsylvania, where he has taught since 1988. At Penn he teaches graduate courses on ecology, technology, and design. He practices with the TC Chan Center and as a design consultant for Ivalo Lighting and Lutron Electronics. At the Chan Center, his most recent projects have been the Sustainability Plan, Carbon Footprint, and Carbon Reduction Action Plan for the University of Pennsylvania.
As a contribution to the Energy-Efficient Building HUB, he organized a symposium on Architecture and Energy (www.architectureandenergy.com) , to be published shortly as a book by Routledge. A sequel on The Influence of Climate and Regions is planned for early 2013. In 2006 he published a book called Rethinking Technology: A Reader in Architectural Theory, and in 2002 published a book called Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amédée Ozenfant and the genealogy of color in modern architecture (www.modcolor.com).