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David Fannon

Interdisciplinary with, School of Architecture
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • MS: Building Science and Sustainability University of California, Berkeley 2013
  • B-Arch: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 2005


  • Registered Architect: New York
  • Leed Accredited Professional Building Design + Construction

Research & Scholarship Interests

Sustainable and high performance building design; development of sustainable building technologies; human comfort within the built environment
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Department Research Areas

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Architects

Selected Publications

  • R. Philips, L. Troup, D. Fannon, M. Eckelman, Do Resilient and Sustainable Design Strategies Conflict in Commercial Buildings? A Critical Analysis of Existing Resilient Building Frameworks and Their Sustainability Implications, Energy and Buildings, 146, 2017, 295-311
  • D. Fannon, M. Laboy, Teaching Building Science in Design Studio, Journal of the National Institute of Building Science, 4(6), 2016, 22-25
  • M. Laboy, D. Fannon, Theory and Praxis: a Critical Framework for Architecture, Enquiry the Architectural Research Centers Consortium Journal, 13(2), 2016
  • H. Zhang, E. Arens, M. Taub, D. Dickerhoff, F. Bauman, M. Fountain, W. Pasut, D. Fannon, Y. Zhai, M. Pigman Using Footwarmers in Offices for Thermal Comfort and Energy Savings, Energy and Buildings, 104, 2015, 233-243

Related News

August 16, 2016

Assistant Professor David Fannon who has a joint appointment in the School of Architecture and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, explains how the Olympics designs its buildings to be converted for future use.

November 3, 2015

CEE Assistant Professors David Fannon, Matthew Eckelman, and Architecture Assistant Professor Michelle Laboy's project "Building Resilience: A Tool for Planning & Decision-making"...

April 28, 2015

An interdisciplinary team of Northeastern CEE professors and those from Tufts have received a $1.1M NSF grant to develop a decision and design framework for multi-hazard resilient and sustainable buildings.