Jenny E. Sabin

Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger Professor in Architecture
Architecture, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

Contact Information

340L E. Sibley Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4898

Jenny E. Sabin

Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger Professor in Architecture
Architecture, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

Expertise

Design and emerging technologies; computational design; digital fabrication; experimental architecture

Current Research Interest

Adaptive architecture; bio-inspired design; material computation; programmable matter; sustainability; responsive materials; digital ceramics; biomimicry; Kirigami geometry; matter design computation

Distinction

MoMA and MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program Winner
Association of Computer Aided Design in Architecture, Digital Practice Award of Excellence
The Architectural League of New York, Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers
Unites States Artists Knight Fellow
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Pew Fellowship in the Arts

Selected Publications

Sabin, Jenny E., and Peter Lloyd Jones. LabStudio: Design Research Between Architecture and Biology. London & New York: Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2017.

Sabin, Jenny E., Andrew Lucia, Giffen Ott, and Simin Wang. 2014. “Prototyping Interactive Nonlinear Nano-to-Micro Scaled Material Properties and Effects at the Human Scale.” Paper presented at Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAud), Tampa, Florida, April 13-16, 2014.

Cornell Research Website Article

Designing Buildings to Mimic Human Cells

Cornell Research Website Video

Jenny Sabin: Architectural Designer, Artist, and Educator