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About William W. Braham

Dr. William W. Braham FAIA is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Chair from 2008-11, and is currently Director of the Master of Environmental Building Design and Director of the TC Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies. He received an engineering degree from Princeton University and an M. Arch and Ph.D. Arch. from the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn he teaches graduate courses on ecology, technology, and design. At the Chan Center, his most recent projects have been the Sustainability Plan, Carbon Footprint, and Carbon Reduction Action Plan for the University of Pennsylvania.


Present Director, Master of Environmental Building Design, University of Pennsylvania
Present Director, TC Chan Center, University of Pennsylvania
Present Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • G. Holmes Perkins Teaching Award, 2004
  • AIA College of Fellows, 2006

Contact Information

Department of Architecture
212 Meyerson Hall
University of Pennsylvania
210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(T) 215-898-5744
(F) 215-573-2192


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