Twenty years ago this spring, Berkeley faculty and research staff hosted CBE’s inaugural advisory board meeting with representatives of ten founding partner firms. This new consortium, formed under the auspices of the National Science Foundation Industry/University Research Program, created the initial roadmap for research that has continued for two decades, yielding a broad and valuable […]
About David Lehrer
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Entries by David Lehrer
CBE Director Edward Arens, PhD, came to UC Berkeley in 1980 and soon founded the Building Science Group. In this interview he reflects on major milestones in the formation of CBE’s organization and contributions.
Thermostat Wars: Office Comfort and Controversy A string of articles and broadcasts in the mainstream media focused on comfort in the workplace, in many cases engaging with faculty and researchers at CBE to provide expert insights. While the idea of building industry sexism may provide a hook for readers, some of this coverage exaggerates the […]
Doing Well and Doing Good: Pro Bono Design and Community Support Themes of social inequality are prevalent in today’s media, from the growing gap between the wealthy and the middle class, to the fatal shootings by police of unarmed men and children that set off angry protests across the U.S. While such challenges are daunting, architects […]