Center for Environmental Building & Design

The Center for Environmental Building and Design is a faculty research unit at the School of Design dedicated to improving the environmental future of contemporary buildings and cities.

Faculty – Weitzman School of Design

Dr. William W. Braham, Architecture
Dr. Franca Trubiano, Architecture
Dr. Daniel Barber, Architecture
Dr. Dorit Aviv, Architecture

Research Associates (full time)

Dr. Alex Waegel

Visiting Scholars

MiaoMiao Hou, PhD Candidate, Tongjie University, China

Research Associates (part-time)

Namita Kara, MSD-EBD
Weijie Li, MSD-EBD
Shibei Huang, MSD-EBD
Yaning Yuan, MSD-EBD
Suryakiran Prabhakaran, MSD-EBD

Affiliated PhD students

Nan Ma, Architecture
Evan Oskierko-Jeznacki, Architecture
Max Hakkarainen, Architecture
Anwar Basunbul, Architecture
Ayodh Kamath, Architecture

Faculty Collaborators – Weitzman School of Design

Dr. Masoud Akbarzadeh, Architecture
Prof. Robert Stuart-Smith, Architecture
Dr. Frank Matero, Historic Preservation
Prof. Michael Henry, Historic Preservation

External Collaborators

Billie Faircloth, Kieran Timberlake Architects
Stephanie Carlisle, Carbon Leadership Forum
Ryan Welch, Kieran Timberlake Architects
Badruun Gardi, Ger Hub, Ulaanbaatar, Monglia

Faculty Collaborators – Penn

Dr. Mark Yim, MEAM GRASP SEAS
Dr. Rahul Mangharam, ESE SEAS
Dr. Barry Silverman, ESE SEAS
Dr. Shu Yang, MSE CBE SEAS
Dr. Randall Kamien, Physics, SAS
Dr. Eugenie Birch, CPLN, Penn IUR

External Faculty Collaborators

Dr. Lin Xue Li, Tongji University, China
Dr. Jae Lee Min, Ulsan University, South Korea
Prof. Dan Willis, Architecture, Penn State University
Dr. Dave Tilley, Environmental Eng, U Maryland
Dr. Ravi Srinivasan, Construction, U Florida
Dr. Forrest Meggers, Architecture/Andlinger Center, Princeton
Prof. Kiel Moe, Architecture, McGill University
Dr. Tom Abel, Anthropology, Tzu Chi, Taiwan
Dr. Yun Kyu Yi, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
Dr. Hwang Yi, Ajou University, Korea

Affiliations

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy
Center for Architectural Conservation
Center for Analyzing Evolved Structures as Optimized Products (AESOP)
Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL)
Wharton Risk Center