Dorit Aviv earned an M.Arch from Princeton University 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 currently teaches design studios at the master’s and undergraduate level and is a faculty partner of Cooper Union’s Institute for Sustainable Design.
Aviv has practiced in design roles at Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, Atelier Raimund Abraham and KPF New York and Shanghai. Her exhibition design was featured at the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale. In 2015, she was awarded a Tides Foundation grant, to build a passive cooling prototype developed together with Professor Forrest Meggers, at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
She has received 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 New Museum Ideas City, Ha'aretz, Pidgin Magazine, Loftlife Magazine and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Aviv recently won the Tides Foundation Grant. Click here to read the full article.