Craig Schwitter

Craig Schwitter is an Associate Professor at Columbia GSAPP. With over 20 years of experience, Schwitter has become a leader in the engineering design of complex buildings and large scale developments that include educational, performing arts, cultural, civic, stadia, transportation and master planning projects.

Schwitter founded the first North American office of Buro Happold Consulting Engineers in 1999. Since its inception, the North American practice has grown to a staff of over 200 people based in multiple office locations including New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco. Under Schwitter’s leadership, the North America region offices have expanded to offer a full suite of engineering arts including: structural, MEP, geotechnical and façade engineering, lighting design, fire & life safety, sustainability consulting and sustainable master planning services. He sits on the board of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4115‑1 Spring 2018
AT V Urban Systems Integration
Craig Schwitter Required for 2nd Year
113 Avery
TU 2 PM - 6 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
A4851‑1 Fall 2017
Technology In Transition: Disruption & Innovation In Architecture
Craig Schwitter Tech Elective
300 Avery
W 7 PM - 9 PM
Full Semester
3 Points