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New York / Paris Program Requirements

All students applying to the program must choose a studio component in either Architecture or Urban Studies. Both options require 24 credits of coursework to be completed in two terms. Courses are taught by faculty members of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, and by professional architects, planners, and preservationists in both cities.

FALL TERM - NEW YORK

Core Curriculum

Students enrolled in the New York/Paris certificate program must complete a minimum of 12 credits in the Fall semester. The chart below lists the offerings for the Fall term.

Course Number & Title Credits
ARCH A4000 Design Studio - OR - ARCH A4043 Urban Studies Workshop 3
ARCH A4027 Architecture, Planning and Preservation NY 3
ARCH A4028 Building New York 3
ARCH A6769 History of the American City 3

Electives

Students in the New York/Paris program may enroll in 12 - 19 credits per term for the same tuition fee.  The core curriculum can be supplemented with electives from the GSAPP course offerings and/or courses from other departments at Columbia University.  Electives for the Fall semester will be presented and discussed during orientation.

SPRING TERM - PARIS

Core Curriculum

Students enrolled in the New York/Paris certificate program must complete a minimum of 12 credits in the Spring semester. The chart below reflects the course offerings for the Spring term.

Course Number & Title Credits
ARCH A4010 Design Studio - OR - ARCH A4044 Urban Studies Workshop 3
ARCH A4029 Architecture, Planning and Preservation PARIS 3
ARCH A4030 The Development of Paris 3
ARCH A4031 History of the European City 3

Electives

Students enrolled in the New York/Paris certificate program may complete up to 19 credits of coursework for the same flat tuition fee. Electives for the Spring semester are listed below.

Course Number & Title Credits
ARCH A4015 French Conversation 3
ARCH A4017 French Intensive 1.5
ARCH A4037 Imaginative Transformations 1.5
ARCH A4039 Constructs and Contexts 3
ARCH A4051 Re-Draw I 1.5
ARCH A4052 Re-Draw II 1.5
ARCH A4060 Architectural Photography 1.5

NOTE: All students not fluent in French must enroll in either the French Conversation or French Intensive.

Faculty

The New York/Paris Program faculty come from a wide range of backgrounds across the fields of architecture, planning, preservation, urban studies, and art history. The diversity of academic and professional pursuits bring a rich body of experience and expertise to the program's New York and Paris contexts and students.

Danielle Smoller, Director
Patrick O'Connor, Coordinator Paris

New York:
Babak Bryan
Ann Buttenwieser
Thomas de Monchaux
Andrew Dolkart
Jane Kim
Carol Willis
Gwendolyn Wright

Paris:
Andrew Ayers
Pascal Benhaim
Lara Belkind
Claude Bouchard
Alessandra Cianchetta
Marcos Garcia Rojo
Michael Herrman
Mary Johnson
Mark Lyon
Peter O'Brien
Antoine Santiard
Tsuyoshi Tane