Alex Nathanson

founder & lead designer, Solar Power for Artists/ Energy Transition Design LLC
1 course
4.8 average rating
392 students


Alex Nathanson is a designer, technologist, artist, and educator. His work is primarily focused on exploring both the experimental and practical applications of sustainable energy technologies, particularly photovoltaic solar power. He is the founder and lead designer of the education platform Solar Power for Artists and its partner studio, Energy Transition Design LLC. Both the platform and studio are focused on making sustainable energy accessible, tactile, and understandable. As a solar power designer, he has created interactive and educational projects for the Climate Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Solar One, and the NYC Department of Education, among others. His book A History of Solar Power Art and Design was recently published by Routledge. He is also pursuing a PhD in Architectural Science, focusing on the energy transition, at RPI's Built Ecologies program.

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