Professor Wittenberg is a researcher and licensed architect practicing as the principal of Wittenberg Studio, Architects. Wittenberg Studio is an architecture firm specializing in sustainable building and planning and material research. Wittenberg Studio has won awards for excellence in design from various professional groups including the AIA, TSA, American Society of Landscape Architects, and Material Manufacturers. The firms work has been published in Architecture Magazine, Texas Architect, Southern Living, Houston Chronicle, and the Book, New Urban Housing, by Hillary French.

Professor Wittenberg has also been active in research throughout his career at Rice. His early work on energy conservation was part of a PA Research Award Project. As a Kinder Research Fellow, he is currently working on mapping tools to access the sustainability of urban development.

As a faculty member, professor Wittenberg teaches about the intersection of technology and design. The focus of his current work is the growing use of simulation of whole building performance as a tool for evaluating design strategies.  


  • M.Arch., Washington University
  • B.S., Trinity College (Connecticut)

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