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Alejandra Zapata

Alejandra Zapata is a Computational Designer at Google. She currently sits on the Delve team, a digital master planning tool to generate, evaluate, and optimize design options. Her background in architecture and data analytics sparked her interest in interdisciplinary projects that seek to rethink the future of urban communities. Zapata strives to create meaningful and innovative spaces by incorporating technology and design to address environmental challenges.

Prior to joining Google, Zapata was an Urban Researcher at the J. Max Bond Center, where she worked on making real estate and land use data available to communities and aiding the strategic planning process for urban communities from New York to Accra. Past professional experience includes working as an Architectural Designer in NYC. She seeks to promote environmental justice and excellence in design through strong narratives and research in every project she embarks on. More recently, Zapata taught at the New Jersey Institute of Technology where she led an architecture design studio. Through this effort, she hopes to explore architectural ideas that stimulate emerging professionals to rethink the future of our cities.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4815‑1 Spring 2024
Computational Urbanism
Alejandra Zapata
TH 9 AM - 11 AM
3 Points