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Anna Dietzsch

Anna Dietzsch is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia GSAPP. She is an architect and urban designer, who for the past 20 years has worked between São Paulo and New York, using design to promote interaction. Her portfolio includes the planning and design of significant projects, such as the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York, the Victor Civita Eco-Park and the Green Stream Linear Park in São Paulo, the Pop-up Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Sarah Lawrence College Master Plan and the urbanization of the third largest favela in São Paulo, Sao Francisco Global. Her participation in community projects include the “Open Street” program in São Paulo, the “Cultural Territory” initiative and the organization of the first “International Night Seminar,” bridging community voices to the public sector and the legislative branch. Her work has been published by Metropolis, Wallpaper, Archine, Topos, City Greens, AU and Projeto magazines. Her work has been acknowledged by The American Institute of Architects, The Brazilian Institute of Architects and the Young Architects Ibero-American Alliance. She is currently leading research on the urbanisation of the Amazon region and is principal at the design studio ArC – Arquitetura da Convivência. She also leads the Design for Six Feet Initiative with Kaja Kuhl and Liz McEnaney, an urban design laboratory started at the onset of the COVID pandemic. She has taught at City College, Escola da Cidade and NJIT.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6851‑1 Spring 2021
Urban Design Studio II
Ud kuehl chineduadiele chenliu luchenliu
Ud kuehl chrysothemikouloumentas yoojinlee corinafuenmayorherrero nupurroychaudhury
Ud kuehl jilshah  ahmedalyaseen marianamajimaueda thanawatphituksithkasem
Kaja Kühl, Lee Altman, Anna Dietzsch , Shachi Pandey, Thaddeus Pawlowski
M & TH 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM, W 5 PM - 7 PM
9 Points
A6850‑1 Fall 2019
The Climate Crisis—Imagining a Green New Deal in the Hudson Valley
Ud kühl german bahamon claudia kleffmann nina lish nina ndichu angus palmer fa19 image01 migroculturepath
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Screen shot 2020 05 09 at 12.01.04 pm
Kaja Kühl, Anna Dietzsch , Jerome Haferd, Liz McEnaney, Justin Moore, Raafi Rivero, Shachi Pandey, David Smiley, Dragana Zoric Syllabus
M & TH 1:30 - 6:30; F 3 PM - 5 PM
9 Points
A6787‑1 Spring 2019
Third Landscape: Urbanization in the Amazon
Geographical Rupture Drawing by Lorena Galvao
Anna Dietzsch Syllabus All GSAPP Interdisciplinary
F 11 AM- 1 PM
3 Points