Date: 
09.15.16

Dorit Aviv

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Dorit Aviv is a Ph.D student in the Computation and Energy track in Princeton University's School of Architecture.

She earned a post-professional M.Arch from Princeton with a certificate in Urban Planning from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy in 2014 and a B.Arch from The Cooper Union in 2009.

She has taught design studios at The Cooper Union school of architecture and Pratt Institute and has practiced in design roles at Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, KPF New York and Shanghai, and Atelier Raimund Abraham.

Dorit was awarded the A.I.A Henry Adams Medal in 2009 and the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize for exceptional achievement in architectural design in 2014, among other prizes. Her work has been published and exhibited in a variety of forums including the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, The New Museum Ideas City, Ha'aretz, Pidgin Magazine, Loftlife Magazine and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

in 2015 she won a Tides Foundation grant to build a passive cooling prototype with Professor Forrest Meggers.

Her current reseach focuses on the relationship between thermodynamics, geometry and materials in architecture.