Nans Voron

Nans Voron is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture in Columbia GSAPP’s Urban Design Program where he coordinates the program’s summer studio focusing on New York Metropolitan Area. He is an Urban Designer and Associate at SCAPE, where he manages projects that combine urban design, landscape strategies, and resilient planning. Drawing upon his prior training as an architect, Nans brings his cross-disciplinary experience in the fields of urban design, architecture, and graphic design to urban projects of all scales. At SCAPE, he has recently worked on the Public Sediment: Resilient By Design Challenge in the San Francisco Bay Area, SCAPE’s installation for the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and the Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines for the DDC. He’s currently leading a 100-mile greenway corridor study in Georgia and a Shoreline Master Plan in the Bay Area.

Nans holds both a Bachelor and a Master of Architecture from the National Superior School of Architecture Paris-Val-de-Seine; he is a licensed Architect in France where he received the Tony Garnier Urban Design Award from the Academy of Architecture. Nans also holds a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from GSAPP. At Columbia, he was awarded the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize for his project Might[Y] Spaces in Rio de Janeiro and won the GSAPP Prize for Excellence in the Urban Design Program, which recognizes outstanding work by a student in the Urban Design Program. At Columbia, Nans has previously taught in the Urban Design fall semester studio and the Reading New York Urbanism class.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6849‑1 Summer 2019
Urban Design Studio 1
Rendering by Shailee Shah
Rendering by Ritchie Ju
Drawing by Nina Lish
Tricia Martin, Nans Voron
206 Fayerweather
M TH 1 PM - 6:30 PM
9 Points
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