“Other Transitions: A Brief Pre-history of Carbon Form”
AA Files 78, January 2022

“Two Modernities in One: Carbon Form and the Reduction of Ecological Space”
Featured in Non-Extractive Architecture, V-A-C Foundation Venice Zattere, March 2021

"The Anacoluthic City: Urbs Oeconomica and the Dissolution of Urban Ground
Perspecta 53: Onus, Fall 2020

Lateness, Peter Eisenman with Elisa Iturbe
Princeton University Press, Spring 2020

"The Problem with Post-Carbon"
The New York Review of Architecture 10, April 2020

On Default: A Conversation with Elisa Iturbe
Paprika!, Sept 17, 2020

​“A Sort of Ambition: in Conversation with Elisa Iturbe
Paprika!, Dec 12, 2019

"Architecture and the Death of Carbon Modernity"
Log 47: Overcoming Carbon Form: introductory essay by Elisa Iturbe, Fall 2019
*nominated for the Pierre Vago Journalism Award, 2020 Dennis Sharp CICA Awards

Log 47: Overcoming Carbon Form
Guest-edited issue of Log 47. This 200-page thematic Fall issue re-conceives architecture's role in climate change, away from sustainability and solutionism and toward architecture's formal complicity and potential agency. Includes contributions from 24 authors—architects, artists, sociologists, historians, novelists, and policy makers

"The Named & the Unnamed"
Paprika!, January 2018

"The Border is Not a Line"
Log 39, Winter 2017

"Women & the Architectural Review: the Gendered Presentation of Architectural Work"
Dearq Journal of Architecture, July 2017

"Regarding the Merits of the Uncomfortable Building
Pulp #35, January 2017

"Feature Interview with Elisa Iturbe"
Pulp #13


AA Files 78, Issue Launch
Presentation of essay contribution to the issue, alongside several other contributors.
Architectural Association, London, Online, Jan 21, 2022

Confronting Carbon Form Lecture Series
Curated and moderated by Stanley Cho, Elisa Iturbe, and Alican Taylan, the series builds on the themes of Log 47: Overcoming Carbon Form and brings together architects, historians, theorists, and scholars to confront the spatial expression of our fossil fuel paradigm—carbon form—in order to find a new way forward. Guests included Joseph Grima, Sofia Pia Belenky, Cara New Daggett, Andreas Malm, Albert Pope, Lizzie Yarina, Matthew Soules, Keith Krumwiede, Louise Mozingo, Brittany Utting, and Francesco Marullo.
Hosted by Anyone Corporation, Online, Fall 2021

Log’rithms 5: “Overcoming Carbon Form”
As part of the Log’rithms: Five Exponential Conversations in Architecture, curated by Cynthia Davidson, this conversation is guest-curated by Elisa Iturbe on the topic of Overcoming Carbon Form. Guests include Ross Exo Adams, Jesse LeCavalier, and Mimi Sheller.
Hosted by CityX Venice, Italian Virtual Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Online, Oct 21, 2021

Non-Extractive Architecture: On Designing Without Depletion, Book Launch
Presentation of essay contribution to the book, alongside several other contributors.
V-A-C Zattere + Sternberg Press, Online, Mar 19, 2021

“Carbon Cities”
The City as Energy Landscape, Seminar and Public Lecture Series
Public lecture on the notion of “energy landscape” as a conceptual framework to challenge our current understanding of energy as cheap and abundant resource for architecture.
Hosted by Accademia di Architettura, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano. Online, Mar 8, 2021

“Agency in Architecture”
YaleNOMAS Latinx Features: Spring ‘21 Roundtable Series
Public conversation between Enrique Walker, Adriana Chavez, and Elisa Iturbe.
Hosted by LatinGSAPP and Yale School of Architecture’s NOMAS, Online, Feb 23, 2021

Michael Owen Jones Memorial Lecture
School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, Feb 8, 2021

The City as Carbon Form
UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, Nov 20, 2020

“The Becoming Unmotivated of the Sign”
Lecture by Peter Eisenman. Served as a respondent in the post-lecture discussion alongside Pier Vittorio Aureli, Greg Lynn, Preston Scott Cohen, and Nader Tehrani.
Hosted by The Cooper Union. Online, Nov 17, 2020

Lateness, Book Launch
Hosted by Yale University School of Architecture and Princeton University Press, Nov 5, 2020

“Overcoming Carbon Form”
Transdisciplinary Lecture Series, Habitat: Mediation and Co-construction
Lecture and discussion with Ciro Miguel and Vanessa Grossman, TU Delft, Oct 22, 2020

“Climate Fictions: Rania Ghosn and Elisa Iturbe”
Cooper Union Climate Week, October 8, 2020

“Human Body/Carbon City: The Environment from Two different Scales”
In conversation with Austin Wade Smith, Cooper Union Student Lecture Series, April 15, 2020

“Overcoming Carbon Form”
Planning the Green New Deal
Harvard Graduate School of Design, February 29, 2020

“Carbon Form”
Night White Skies podcast, Episode 68

“Speaking of Trees...”
Curated by Sylvia Lavin for the Architecture Arboretum Exhibition
Co-Respondent. Presenters include Eduardo Kohn, Louise Hornby, Charles Gaines, and Sonja Dümpelmann. Co-respondents include Sylvia Lavin, Cynthia Davidson, Elisa Iturbe, Ana Miljački, and Kurt Forster. Princeton University, December 5, 2019

"Launch of Log 47: Overcoming Carbon Form"
Discussion with Daniel Barber, Michael Bell, Elisa Iturbe, Doug Spencer
Moderated by Cynthia Davidson
AIA New York Center for Architecture, November 19, 2019

"Carbon & Critical Spatial Practice"
American Association of Geography Conference, April 2019

“Gender & Performance: Architecture School and the Performance of Femininity”
Architecture & Feminism Conference
Parsons School of Design, Spring 2015

Academic Positions:

The Cooper Union School of Architecture, Assistant Professor, 2021 to present

ARCH 124B: Environments: Carbon Form: Architecture & the Climate Crisis
Lecture course
Spring 2022

ARCH 131A: Design III: Formal Analysis
3rd year studio
Fall 2021; coordinator

The Cooper Union School of Architecture, Assistant Professor Adjunct, 2019 to 2021

ARCH 124B: Environments: The City as Carbon Form
Lecture course
Spring 2020 + Spring 2021

ARCH 131A: Design III: Formal Analysis
3rd year analysis studio
Fall 2020 + Fall 2019

The Cooper Union School of Architecture, Visiting Professor, 2018 to 2019

ARCH 124B: Environments: ARCH 111A: Architectonics
1st year design studio
Spring 2019

ARCH 111B: Architectonics
1st year design studio
Fall 2018

ARCH 124B: Environments: The City and Carbon Modernity
Lecture course
Spring 2019

Yale School of Architecture, Critic, 2016 to present

ARCH 4254/ENV 643: The Environmental Project: Research, Methods, & Discourse
Spring 2022

ARCH 4213A: The City & Carbon Modernity
Fall 2019 + Fall 2021

ARCH 1022B: Design 4: Urban Studio
2nd year core studio
Spring 2021

ARCH 4250B: A Critical History of Domestication: Environments of Subsistence
Joint-seminar with Pier Vittorio Aureli
Spring 2021

ARCH 1012B: Design 2: Dwelling
1st year core studio
Spring 2020

ARCH 1101A: Thirdspace
Advanced Studio with Peter Eisenman
Fall 2020

ARCH 1291C: Rome: Continuity & Change
Hand-drawing study abroad seminar
Summer 2019

ARCH 1222B: Diagrammatic Analysis: Modern vs. Universal
Seminar with Peter Eisenman
Spring 2018

ARCH 1103B: Lateness
Advanced Studio with Peter Eisenman
Fall 2017

ARCH 1222B: Diagrammatic Analysis: Lateness
Seminar with Peter Eisenman
Spring 2017

ARCH 1018A: Formal Analysis
1st year Visualization Requirement with Peter Eisenman
Fall 2017 + Fall 2016

Coordinator, Joint-Degree Program in Architecture and Environmental Management, 2019 to present
Yale School of Architecture + Yale School of the Environment
Coordinating curriculum, managing academic credits, advising students, overseeing research, event planning

Cornell University School of Architecture, Adjunct Professor, Fall 2021

ARCH 3308: Overcoming Carbon Form
Seminar: Special Topics in Architectural Theory
Fall 2021


Form in Rem, Group show with citygroup, New York City
Featured drawing: Face Value by Outside Development, 2019

Tempietto Exemplum, Group show curated by Amanda Iglesias and Spencer Fried
Yale School of Architecture Gallery, New Haven CT
Featured drawing: ad infinitum ad finem

To Draw is to See: Drawing From Rome, Group show in Hearst Tower, New York City
Featured drawing: San Ignazio

Everyday Monuments: the Photographs of Jerome Liebling
Worked with a team of five YUAG Gallery Guides under the direction of Pamela Franks, Deputy Director for Collections and Education, to curate a monographic exhibition featuring approximately 50 photographs by American artist Jerome Liebling (1924-2011) from the YUAG permanent collection
Yale University Art Gallery, 2008