Dan Weissman

Dan Weissman AIA, Associate IALD, is a registered architect and award-winning lighting designer, Associate, and Director of Lam Labs at Lam Partners in Cambridge MA. There, he leads the firm’s research and development activities, including daylighting analysis and advanced computing. Dan is also a Co-Founder & Director of Content at Section Cut (www.sectioncut.com), a web project seeking to demystify the design process, where he produces the SC Podcast, writes and edits original content, teaches workshops, and curates the SC Dispatch, the group’s weekly newsletter. A Faculty member of the Boston Architectural College since 2012, Dan has taught numerous design studios and Building Technology courses since beginning his teaching career at the College in 2006. Dan holds a Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design from Harvard Graduate School of Design (2012), where he spent time working in post-earthquake Port au Prince, Haiti, and focused research on the use of digital climatic analysis tools in the service of social engagement. He also published peer-reviewed daylighting research with Christoph Reinhart, now Associate Professor at MIT. Dan was the Henry Adams Medal winner at the University of Michigan Taubman College where he earned a Master in Architecture (2010); he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis (2005), and a Certificate in Design Education from the Boston Architectural College (2008). Dan has previously worked as an architectural designer at Safdie Architects. He is an accomplished woodcut artist, woodworker, and mandolinist.