Principal / Director of Sustainability and Building Performance, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
AIA, PhD, LEED AP BD+C
Z Smith, AIA, PhD, LEED AP BD+C serves as Principal and Director of Sustainability and Building Performance at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple in New Orleans. His built work includes high-performance laboratory and academic buildings. He also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Tulane School of Architecture, where his course "Buildings, Climate, Comfort" combines instruction in building science and systems with student-led field studies of the comfort and energy consumption of existing buildings. He co-authored the Eskew+Dumez+Ripple "Framework for Resilient Design."