Matthew Jull is assistant professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia (UVA) and founding partner of the design practice KUTONOTUK. His research focuses on systems and processes of architecture and urbanization in extreme environments, specifically in arctic Russia and North America. He is cofounder of the Arctic Design Group at UVA with Leena Cho, and his design work has won numerous awards such as those from the Helsinki Central Library Competition and MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program, and has been featured in publications internationally, as well as being exhibited at MoMA New York, Bunkkeri Helsinki, and the Danish Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Biennale. Jull received his MArch from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and his PhD in theoretical geophysics from Cambridge University. Prior to joining UVA, he was an architect and project leader at OMA/Rem Koolhaas in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.