Mark Wigley

Mark Wigley is Professor and Dean Emeritus at Columbia GSAPP. He served as Dean from 2004 to 2014. Wigley has written extensively on the theory and practice of architecture and is the author of Constant’s New Babylon: The Hyper-Architecture of Desire (1998); White Walls, Designer Dresses: The Fashioning of Modern Architecture (1995); and The Architecture of Deconstruction: Derrida’s Haunt (1993). He co-edited The Activist Drawing: Retracing Situationalist Architectures from Constant’s New Babylon to Beyond (2001).

In 2005 he co-founded Volume magazine with Rem Koolhaas and Ole Bouman as a collaborative project by Archis (Amsterdam), AMO (Rotterdam), and C-lab (Columbia University). Wigley curated the exhibition Deconstructivist Architecture at The Museum of Modern Art, and others at The Drawing Center, New York; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; and Witte de With Museum, Rotterdam.

Mark Wigley was awarded the Resident Fellowship, Chicago Institute for Architecture and Urbanism (1989), International Committee of Architectural Critics (C.I.C.A.) Triennial Award for Architectural Criticism (1990) and a Graham Foundation Gran (1997). He received both his Bachelor of Architecture (1979) and his Ph.D. (1987) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4469‑1 Fall 2017
The History of Architecture Theory
Mark Wigley History - Modern, Lecture
114 Avery
W 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
93446
A8904‑1 Fall 2017
Architecture Doctoral Colloquium 1
Mark Wigley Seminar
412 Avery
TU 2 PM - 4 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
91746
A4349‑2 Spring 2017
Questions in Architectural History II
Mark Wigley History/Theory - Required 1st Yr (Lecture)
408 Avery Hall
W 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
63446