Graduate Group Faculty in Architecture
Masoud Akbarzadeh Assistant Professor of Architecture, Director of the Polyhedral Structures Laboratory
Architecture and structural design, geometry-based structural design methods, innovative construction techniques, digital and robotic fabrication, performative architectural geometry, computational methods
Dorit Aviv Assistant Professor of Architecture, Director of the Thermal Architecture Lab
Heat transfer in buildings, architectural geometry and emergent materials, energy and climate analysis, environmental sensing and simulations, adaptive systems
William W. Braham Professor of Architecture, Director of MSD-Environmental Building Design and of the Center for Environmental Building + Design
Energy and environmental design in architecture, history and theory of technology, building science, and systems ecology applied to the built environment at multiple scales.
Daniela Fabricius Assistant Professor in History and Theory
History and theory of 20th-century architecture, aesthetic and critical theory, urbanism in the Americas, modern Germany, contemporary art, feminism, history of technology, cultural reparations, labor and architecture.
Vanessa Grossman Assistant Professor in History and Theory
History and theory of 20th-century architecture; postwar French architecture and politics; the urban and housing histories of Europe, Latin America and the Amazon forest; intersectionality and the politics of climate change; architectural exhibitions and archives.
Fernando Luiz Lara Professor in History and Theory
History and Theory of the built environment in the Americas; Decolonial Theory; Modern Architecture in Latin America; Dissemination of design ideas beyond the traditional disciplinary boundaries.
Laia Mogas-Soldevila Assistant Professor of Architecture, Director of DumoLab
Material-driven design, interdisciplinary research, biomaterial architectures, bioclimatic design, advanced and additive manufacturing, ecological integration, multi scale design and engineering
Franca Trubiano Associate Professor of Architecture, Chair of the Graduate Group in Architecture
History and theory of architecture, building theories, tectonics, construction practices and architectural materials, sustainable design and environmental theories, high performance design.
David Leatherbarrow Professor Emeritus of Architecture
Theory and histories of architecture, technology in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban architecture