Petra Kempf

Petra Kempf is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Applied Science in Darmstadt, Germany (1996), a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia GSAPP (1997) and a Doctorate in Architecture and Urban Design from the Technical University in Karlsruhe, Germany (2008). She has received a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Fellowship, the Architectural League of New York’s Young Architect Award, and a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts among others. She serves as a member on the editorial board for the “Journal of New Frontiers in Spatial Concepts,” and is the founder of urbantransits, an interdisciplinary research initiative focusing on the transient nature of cities and the impact this dynamic condition has on the urban construct, it’s cultures, and the perception of place.

Previously Petra Kempf has worked for the Department of City Planning, the Project for Public Space and Richard Meier and Partners. Apart from her involvement in the public and private sector, she has taught at several universities including Cornell University, Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design and the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany. She has lectured throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America, and her work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and institutions in the United States and Europe. She is the author of You are the City (Lars Müller, 2009) and (K)ein Ort Nirgends — Der Transitraum im urbanen Netzwerk (2010).


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6851‑1 Spring 2016
Ud orff marshallallen sebastiandelpino amandachan despothoma sp16 06
Ud orff marshallallen sebastiandelpino amandachan despothoma sp16 05
Ud orff marshallallen sebastiandelpino amandachan despothoma sp16 04
Kate Orff, Petra Kempf, Ziad Jamaleddine, Laura Kurgan, Geeta Mehta UD STUDIO, REQUIRED
M, W, & F 2 PM - 6 PM
9 Points
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