Charlie Able is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP and a designer in New York City currently working at GLUCK+, an architect-lead design-build firm focusing on the design, development, and construction of a diverse range of projects.
Able was born and raised in Ohio and received his Bachelor of Science from Kent State University and his Master of Architecture from Columbia University. He strongly believes in maintaining a strong connection between the design process and the actual construction or realization of that design. He has design experience in institutional interiors, residential ground-up projects, commercial renovations, landscaping, and extensive knowledge in digital fabrication for custom millwork. He has also taught intermediate computation and fabrication at City College of New York.