Yesufu O'ladipo

Yesufu O’ladipo is a Masters student in the SMARCHS Building Technology Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research involves the implementation of passive cooling strategies in both interior and exterior wall assemblies. He received his Bachelor’s of Architecture and Bachelor’s of Interior Architecture from Auburn University. While at Auburn he also worked at the Auburn University Rural Studio as a member of the Greensboro Boys and Girls Club project team. He has four years of professional experience working in New York, NY in a junior architectural capacity primarily working on technical drawing documentation at both Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP and Pfeiffer Partners Architects.

His research interests are: the science of material assemblies, fabrication, and the environmental impact and energy performance of material assemblies. From his undergraduate education at the Rural Studio, he gained experience responding to local methods of construction. From his professional work he has been exposed to material innovations within the industry specifically exterior wall assemblies. From his cumulative experiences he has a goal of comprehensively integrating building concepts and materials innovations at both micro and macro scales.

Areas of Interest
Alternative Energy, Art and Technology, Building Energy, Building Materials, Building Ventilation, CAD/CAM, Climate Change, Computation, Daylighting, Education, Environmental Planning, Feminism, Finance, Fine Arts, Globalization, Government, Graphic Representation, Health, History and Theory of Planning, Housing, Housing Development, Islamic Architecture, Land Use, Law and Policy, Modern Architecture, Public Art, Social Equity, Sustainability, Theory of Architecture, Theory of Art, Urban Information, Technology, and Media and Analytics


2007 - 2012
BARCH (Bachelor of Architecture), Auburn University
2009 - 2012
ARIA (Bachelor of Interior Architecture), Auburn University