Brendon Levitt is currently a designer and sustainability consultant at Loisos + Ubbelohde, a firm that specializes in daylighting, energy efficiency, and high-performance buildings. His expertise in sustainable design stems from his continuing research on the synthesis of traditional and contemporary culture with new technology.
After receiving both a Luce Scholarship and a Fulbright Fellowship in 1997, he worked for four years in Tokyo with Fumihiko Maki, a winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. His projects during that time 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.
Brendon has also conducted extensive field research on design methods and approaches to collaboration while working with prominent architects such as Jean Nouvel, John and Patricia Patkau, Richard Rogers, Michael Hopkins, Ken Yeang, B. V. Doshi, and Stefan Behnisch. He has written and lectured on the connections among sustainable design, culture, and high design. He has received numerous awards for architectural design and scholarship, and he has lectured at universities and symposia throughout North America, Asia, and Europe.