Brendon Levitt is a licensed architect and holds architecture degrees from Yale University and UC Berkeley. Mr. Levitt is currently a senior associate at Loisos + Ubbelohde (L+U), a firm that specializes in energy efficiency, lighting, and high-performance buildings. At L+U, he has served for over a decade as project manager, analyst, and designer for a wide range of buildings around the world. With expertise in diverse software tools from Therm and EnergyPlus to Athena and Radiance, he has contributed to cutting-edge research on thermal comfort and energy modeling, life cycle analysis, daylighting design, lighting design, and data visualization.
Mr. Levitt writes and lectures on sustainable design and the synthesis of contemporary culture, human comfort, and new technology. He has received numerous awards for architectural design and scholarship, including a Luce Scholarship and a Fulbright Fellowship. He has also worked with prominent architects around the world, most notably the Pritzker Prize Laureate, Fumihiko Maki. Mr. Levitt's projects during a four-year stint in Tokyo included the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the media lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, and Center for the Arts at Washington University in Saint Louis. At CCA, Mr. Levitt is adjunct faculty in the Department of Architecture, where he teaches design studios and building technology courses related to sustainable design.
Senior Adjunct Professor, Architecture