“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"
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
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
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
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