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Daniel A. Barber is a professor of architecture at the University of Technology Sydney and a research affiliate at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.

His research and teaching follow two trajectories: an archival exploration of environmental histories of architecture; and conceptual frameworks for architects, policy makers, developers and others to engage the climate emergency and cultivate pathways to a post-hydrocarbon future.

Daniel’s most recent book is titled Modern Architecture and Climate: Design before Air Conditioning (Princeton, 2020). His 2019 essay After Comfort is the basis for an exhibition at the 2023 COP meeting, and for a forthcoming series of projects on e-flux architecture. Daniel was recently a fellow at the Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies at Universität Heidelberg and was awarded a 2022–2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. He is editor of the Accumulation series on e-flux architecture.

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