October 7, 2022 - 12:30 PM
Charles C. Hight Architecture Library in Storrs Hall
The SoA Colloquium Series consists of informal presentations by School of Architecture faculty members occurring in parallel with the 2022-2023 lecture series “Curated Urbanisms in a Drawdown.” Faculty will share recently completed and/or in-process work related to the themes of climate, cities, and society, followed by an open conversation.
Jefferson Ellinger will discuss “Urban Reforestation From Within: Integrating Biodiversity for Human Health and Wellbeing.”
Jefferson Ellinger is an architect and associate professor at UNC Charlotte in the School of Architecture and Director of the Design Computation Program. He is also an affiliate faculty member in the School of Data Science at UNC Charlotte. Practicing as an architect he has built several projects throughout North America and won several international competitions, including being a MoMA Young Architects finalist. His work has been featured in multiple international publications, exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and was the subject of his TED Talk.
Ellinger authored the book Philosophical Difference and Advanced Computation in Architectural Theory: From Less to More, published by Routledge. He is additionally a partner in FABS (Fresh Air Building Systems) dedicated to designing and producing next generation air filtering systems for the built environment (pictured example). He holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University in New York City and a B.S. in Architecture from the Ohio State University.
All events are free and open to the public, and will take place in the Charles C. Hight Architecture Library in Storrs Hall with a Zoom simulcast. Seating will be limited to the first 30 attendees. All lectures will begin at 12:30 pm EST.