Z Smith, FAIA, LEED Fellow, PhD, is Principal and Director
of Sustainability and Building Performance at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, winner of the
AIA Firm Award. His built work includes academic, commercial, and residential
buildings, including winning the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top
Ten Award. He has taught at the Tulane School of Architecture and serves as the
North American representative to the International Union of Architects
Sustainable Development Commission.