Dana Buntrock's research and teaching focuses on contemporary Japanese architecture, including how architects engage the construction industry and how architects today incorporate traditional and innovative materials and assemblies. Her articles and photographs have been published in Architecture, Architectural Review, World Architecture, and other publications in Asia, Europe and South America. In 1998, Dana was a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo, funded by the National Science Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotional of Science and in 2006-2007 she was in Japan on a Fulbright Research Fellowship. She has taught in the U.S., Japan, and Australia before coming to UC Berkeley and worked professionally in offices in Japan and the United States. Until 2009, Dana was a registered architect in the State of Alaska.
Research Expertise and Interest
architecture, construction industry, East Asian studies, architectural practice in Japan