AIA CES Credits
AV Office
Abstract Publication
Academic Calendar, Columbia University
Academic Calendar, GSAPP
Admissions Office
Advanced Standing Waiver Form
Alumni Board
Alumni Office
Anti-Racism Curriculum Development Award
Architecture Studio Lottery
Avery Library
Avery Review
Avery Shorts


STEM Designation
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Skill Trails
Student Affairs
Student Awards
Student Conduct
Student Financial Services
Student Health Services at Columbia
Student Organization Handbook
Student Organizations
Student Services Center
Student Services Online (SSOL)
Student Work Online
Studio Culture Policy
Studio Procedures
Studio-X Global Network
Summer Workshops
Support GSAPP
This website uses cookies as well as similar tools and technologies to understand visitors' experiences. By continuing to use this website, you consent to Columbia University's usage of cookies and similar technologies, in accordance with the Columbia University Website Cookie Notice Group 6

Chat Travieso

Chat Travieso is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP. He is an artist, urbanist, and designer, as well as co-founder of the multidisciplinary collaborative practice Yeju & Chat, with Yeju Choi. Travieso creates participatory, architectural, and research-based projects that reinforce social bonds in public spaces and interrogate the histories and policies that have shaped the built environment. His past work has been commissioned by or organized in collaboration with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Architectural League of New York, NYC Department of Transportation, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation, the Cambridge Arts Council, and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.

Travieso’s research has been supported by grants from the Graham Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts. His writing has been featured in Urban Omnibus and Places Journal. His artist residencies include LMCC Process Space, Smack Mellon Studio Program, and the Elsewhere Museum. Recent honors include a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design for Yeju & Chat, a 2019 YoungArts Jorge M. Pérez Award, and a 2015 United States Artist Fellowship in Architecture & Design.

Travieso is a past Participatory Design Fellow at Design Trust for Public Space. He has previously worked in the offices of W X Y and Interboro Partners, and was a teaching artist with the Center for Urban Pedagogy, Hester Street, and the Center for Architecture. He is the co-creator and lead educator of the Wall (In) program at Arts for Learning Miami. In addition to GSAPP, Travieso currently teaches at Parsons School of Design, and has taught at Queens College and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He has also co-anchored a Foundations of Design Justice course at Florida A&M University and University of Utah as part of Dark Matter University. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6820‑1 Fall 2021
Urban Design Studio II
Emanuel Admassu, Lexi Tsien, Nina Cooke John, Chat Travieso
M + TH 1:30 - 6:30, F 9 AM - 11 AM
9 Points