Gabriel Kaprielian

Assistant Professor of Architecture, Temple University and Director of the Design and Innovation for Sustainable Cities program, UC Berkeley
Portrait photograph of Gabriel Kaprielian

Gabriel Kaprielian

Assistant Professor of Architecture, Temple University and Director of the Design and Innovation for Sustainable Cities program, UC Berkeley

Biography

Gabriel Kaprielian is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Temple University and Director of the Design and Innovation for Sustainable Cities program at UC Berkeley. His research explores the interconnected relationship between the built and natural environment to inform more resilient and livable cities. The focus of his current work is on climate change adaptation and mitigation. He is the recipient of a 2021-22 Fulbright U.S. Scholar award, where he worked in collaboration with scientists at the Earth Observatory of Singapore on the topic of sea-level rise adaptation that leverages augmented reality technology. He has previously served as Lead Artist to Peru in 2020 for the American Arts Incubator, Fellow at the Exploratorium: Museum of Science, Art and Humanities, and as an Artist-in-Residence at Autodesk.