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Lecture Series: Jeana Ripple

Jeana Ripple

Jeana Ripple is an architect, founding principal of MIR Collective, Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives and Associate Professor at the University of Virginia. Her forthcoming book with UT Austin Press, “The Type V City: Codifying American Urban Material Inequity” focuses on the missing social measures of material risk in building codes and American cities. The work of MIR Collective is recognized by awards from the American Institute of Architects, the SEED Network, and Bloomberg Philanthropies. Ripple was a founding editor of TAD, Journal of Technology | Architecture + Design. Her research and teaching draws upon significant experience in architectural practice and her background in computer science engineering.

Jeana's lecture is titled: Material Culture.