Adjunct Assistant Professor



Dennis Carlberg, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is an architect with over 25 years of experience. In January 2009 Dennis joined Boston University as its first Sustainability Director. Dennis is also a faculty/advisor for the Earth House, a living-learning community. He comes from a Boston architectural firm where he was a partner, senior designer, and chaired the sustainability committee, which he established in 2000. Dennis began his career at the Solar Energy Research Institute conducting daylighting research to reduce building energy consumption and improve the indoor environment.

Dennis co-chairs the Climate Resilience Committee at the Urban Land Institute – Boston, which was formed in 2011 to educate and motivate the Boston-area real estate community to actively address climate change, sea-level rise, and climate resilience planning and policy. Dennis also serves on the Climate Ready Boston Infrastructure Advisory Group, the Massachusetts Statewide Resilience Master Plan Technical Advisory Group, the Museum of Science Environmental Sustainability Committee, and the BU Hub Implementation Task Force for general education.