Daniel A. Barber was a visiting from May to August 2017. He was also a visiting scholar in 2016.
Daniel A. Barber is assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. He was recently a visiting professor of Environment and Humanities at the Princeton Environmental Institute. His research explores the relationship between architecture and the emergence of global environmental culture across the twentieth century. Daniel’s book A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War will be published by Oxford University Press in October. He is currently at work on his second book, The Nature of the Image: Architecture, Climate, and Media; research for this book is supported by the American Society of Environmental Historians, the Graham Foundation, and through an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich. Daniel has published extensively, in Grey Room, Technology and Culture, and forthcoming in Public Culture; in The Avery Review, Praxis, and ; and in the Catalogue of the US Pavilion of the 2014 Venice Biennale. He also lectures internationally, including a recent keynote for the conference Que Fait l’Énergie à l’Architecture? at ENSA Belleville in Paris. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Society of Architectural History.