David Birge

Research Affiliate

David Birge is a Research Affiliate at Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism. He develops novel spatial computational tools to aid the design of more sustainable and resilient urban systems. Specifically, his research focuses on the integrative design of the natural and built environments with technological and social systems. Current topics of inquiry include equitable resilience theory, housing affordability, heat-resilient neighborhood design, water-efficient landscape design, and low-carbon arid neighborhoods.