In profile: Christoph Reinhart — Seeing the light

Architect Christoph Reinhart’s work is all about daylight and its effects: how people respond to light in buildings, and how it can be used more effectively. His approach is heavily empirical. Trained in both physics and architecture, Reinhart has spent years engaged in the close study of buildings and occupant behavior, in the process trying to get engineering and architecture more closely integrated in the design process.

Check out one of his projects, the Cambridge Solar Map: and read more about Associate Professor Christoph Reinhart in MIT's Department of Architecture on MIT News at