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Abraham Murrell

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Adjunct Assistant Professor

Abraham Murrell AIA, is an architect, educator, and researcher whose work focuses on architecture’s capacity to advance access to human rights. Abraham is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP.

Formerly, at Adjaye Associates, he was Project Lead for Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure, Sycamore & Oak, and The Princeton University Art Museum. He also contributed to projects at Studio Goetz, Solomonoff Architecture Studio, Beyer Blinder Belle, and Sharon Davis Design where he collaborated on the Bayalpata Hospital. He has worked to fund and build homes with Habitat for Humanity chapters across America.

Abraham received a Master of Architecture from Columbia GSAPP, where he was awarded the McKim Prize for Design Excellence, the CAA Bill Campbell Award for Exceptional Leadership, the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize, the William Kinne Fellows Traveling Prize, and the Avery 6 Award for commitment to the student body. While at GSAPP he led the Dean’s Program Council, founded GSAPP FC, and co-led GSAPP’s Fair Labor Initiative.

Abraham has taught studios at Columbia GSAPP, University of Maryland, and TU Delft, critiqued at Cooper Union, and participates on curriculum committees and admissions committees.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4102‑7 Spring 2024
Architecture Studio II
Abraham Murrell
0 Points