Steven Holl

Steven Holl is a tenured Professor of Architecture who has taught at Columbia’s GSAPP since 1981. After completing architecture studies in Rome in 1970, the University of Washington in 1971, and graduate studies at London’s Architectural Association in 1976, Holl founded Steven Holl Architects in 1977. Based in New York City, the forty person firm also has an office in Beijing.

Steven Holl has realized cultural, civic, academic and residential projects both in the United States and internationally including the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland (1998); the Chapel of St. Ignatius, Seattle, Washington (1997); Simmons Hall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts (2002); the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri (2007); the Horizontal Skyscraper in Shenzhen, China (2009); the Linked Hybrid mixed-use complex in Beijing, China (2009); Cité de l’Océan et du Surf in Biarritz, France (2011); the Reid Building at the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland (2014); the Arts Building West and the Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa (2006, 2016); the Ex of IN House (2016); and the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey.

Currently under construction are the Maggie’s Centre Barts in London, England (opening 2017); the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Expansion in Washington DC (opening 2019); the Institute For Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia (opening 2018); the Hunters Point Community Library in Queens, New York (opening 2018); and the Glassell School of the Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in Houston, Texas (opening 2018).

Steven Holl Architects is also working on the new Rubenstein Commons Building for the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey; the Fine Arts Building at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Campus Expansion in Houston, Texas; and the Malawi Library and Masterplan for the Miracle of Africa Foundation in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Steven Holl has been recognized with architecture’s most prestigious awards and prizes. In 2014, Steven Holl received the Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award for Architecture, the 2012 AIA Gold Medal, the RIBA 2010 Jencks Award, and the first ever Arts Award of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in 2009. In 2006 Steven Holl received honorary degrees from Seattle University and Moholy-Nagy University in Budapest.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4106‑2 Spring 2018
Advanced Studio VI
Steven Holl, Dimitra Tsachrelia Studio Section Via Lottery - Required for M. Arch and AAD 3rd Year
600/700 Avery
Full Semester
0 Points
A4427‑1 Spring 2018
Architecture Apropos Art
Steven Holl, Dimitra Tsachrelia
412 Avery
W 4 PM - 6 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
A4427‑1 Fall 2017
Architecture Apropos Art
Steven Holl Elective Design Seminar
412 Avery
W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Full Semester
3 Points