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Grace Alli

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Adjunct Assistant Professor

Grace Alli is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP. Currently, she works as a project designer at Porto Architecture in New York. Grace has worked at offices in New York, San Francisco, and Detroit. Additionally, Grace taught graduate design studios at Lawrence Technological University in Michigan.

Her research is interested in unearthing narratives that challenge accepted historical narratives. She uses spatial forensic thinking to understand how ideas of national identity and cultural memory are constructed, often by state actors. Recently, she conducted research for the exhibition, Constantinos Doxiadis’ Informational Modernism: The Machine at the Heart of Man, at the Onassis Stegi museum in Athens, Greece.

She completed her B.S. in architecture at University of Michigan, where she was awarded first place for the Wallenberg thesis prize. She received her M.Arch from Columbia GSAPP, where she was a recipient of the Kinne Award for sponsored research on the topic of re-programming religious architecture and the Institute of Cultural Monuments in communist Albania. She has been an invited critic at University of Michigan, Columbia GSAPP, City College of New York, Barnard College, and Lawrence Technological University.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4102‑4 Spring 2024
Architecture Studio II
Grace Alli
0 Points