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Sagi Golan

Sagi Golan is the Deputy Director of Urban Design at the New York City Department of City Planning (NYCDCP) where he ensures a high level of design excellence in projects across the NYC’s five Boroughs. Sagi works on large scale housing projects, neighborhood planning initiatives, waterfront open spaces, redesigning streets, public spaces, and mixed-use developments. His work strives to achieve the best design outcome through collaboration with developers, designers, various agencies, local and city-wide organizations, and other stakeholders to make New York a more sustainable, resilient, livable, and equitable city.

Sagi coordinates the summer semester’s Urban Design Studio at Columbia GSAPP. He previously taught architecture and urban design studios at The New School and is a visiting critic at Syracuse University, Cornell University, Columbia GSAPP, NYIT, and Pratt.

Sagi holds a Bachelor‘s degree in architecture from Tel Aviv University and an M.S. in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University. He is the recipient of the GSAPP Award for Excellence, the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize, and the 2015 AIANY Urban Design Merit Award for “9x18”.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6849‑1 Summer 2024
Urban Design Studio 1
Nans Voron, Sagi Golan, Sean Gallagher, Daphne Lundi, Grant McCracken, Austin Sakong, Ankita Chachra, Mario Ulloa
M + TH 3 PM - 8 PM
9 Points