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Violet Whitney

Violet is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP where she teaches urban data analytics and tangible computing courses. She founded the Generative Design product where she applies her background in architecture and spatial data as a Senior Product Manager. Violet co-leads Architechies NYC an organization which brings together architects and technologists to break down silos, create opportunities, and generate a critical conversation about the future of urban tech.

Violet spent her career in spatial simulation and technology in architecture, engineering, and construction. From computational design software that automates the fabrication of complex forms, life cycle-costing tools, and urban scale prediction from real-time sources like social media, her research focuses on how technology shapes the design process and urban experience.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6857‑1 Spring 2023
Measuring the Great Indoors
Violet Whitney
TU 4 PM - 6 PM
3 Points