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News from GSAPP

July 7, 2020

Dear Students,

GSAPP is happy to share additional information on the School’s intended format of instruction and plan for a safe return to campus following President Bollinger’s earlier communication regarding the coming academic year.

GSAPP’s Fall 2020 semester, which will run from September 8 – December 23, 2020, will embrace a hybrid model for teaching and learning, blending in-person and remote instruction to enable our highest aspirations for the next academic year while providing the safest possible…

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June 29, 2020

Dear Students,

We are pleased to welcome our incoming students to GSAPP, and look forward to staying connected with all of you over the coming weeks and months as we collectively prepare for the Fall semester. We have heard from many of you looking for guidance and opportunities to interact with the School during the summer, and have built a full series of activities to that end: GSAPP faculty host welcome events for new students entering the different academic programs, share their vision for the fall, and offer skillsbuilding workshops…

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June 18, 2020

Dear GSAPP Community,

In my June 2 Message of Solidarity, I expressed GSAPP’s commitment to addressing how racial injustice, bias, and violence course through our own discipline and our need to both listen to what is being asked of us in this moment and demand more of ourselves. Over the past few weeks, we have engaged in a series of ongoing meetings with GSAPP faculty, students, and alumni from across generations and programs. We have heard from many of you as you expressed your concerns as well as your ideas and have begun to build a…

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June 2, 2020

Dear GSAPP Community,

I write to express my commitment to addressing how racial injustice, bias, and violence course through and underpin our own discipline in visible and invisible ways. The deep pain, anger, and suffering that we have experienced and witnessed this past week is the pain, anger, and suffering of a long history of violent discrimination, disinvestment, and harm toward Black people in this country…

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June 1, 2020

Dear Students,

GSAPP has been working intensely over the past several weeks with the University in preparation for the next academic year, despite the tremendous difficulties and uncertainties we are living through at this moment. With an unwavering commitment to create a rich academic experience, we are preparing a hybrid learning model that expands and builds upon the exciting experiments that have taken place this spring and will be occurring this summer…

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GSAPP In The News

News Releases

Press Releases
and Media Advisories

16 May 2020
GSAPP launches annual End of Year Show online, giving access to nearly 3,000 images and documents of student work from across the programs

16 April 2020
GSAPP MSRED Students Among Winning Team for ULI Hines Competition

21 February 2020
ULI Hines Student Competition Recognizes Columbia GSAPP Students

19 February 2020
Congratulations to GSAPP’s 2020 New Practices New York Winners

6 February 2020
Buell Center announces 2019 Paris Prize Winners

27 January 2020
Prospecting Ocean, a solo exhibition by Armin Linke at Columbia GSAPP’s Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery

8 January 2020
Columbia GSAPP students receive the 2019 John A. Notaro Memorial Scholarship from the AIA New York State

4 December 2019
Columbia GSAPP participates in the new university-wide Scholarship for Displaced Students

6 November 2019
Columbia GSAPP students win the 2019 AIANY + ASLANY Transportation and Infrastructure Excellence Awards

18 October 2019
Buell Center and Queens Museum co-host “The Green New Deal: A Public Assembly” on November 17, 2019

1 October 2019
Columbia GSAPP Faculty, Students, and Alumni Participate at Important Domestic and International Biennials and Triennials Throughout Fall 2019

6 September 2019
Architectural Historian and Critic Lucia Allais is appointed Associate Professor at Columbia GSAPP

5 September 2019
Recipients of the 2019-2020 GSAPP Incubator Prize for Alumni are Announced

21 August 2019
1919: Black Water, a solo exhibition of new work by Torkwase Dyson at Columbia GSAPP’s Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery

30 April 2019
Columbia GSAPP opens annual End of Year Show celebrating highlights of student work from all academic programs

25 April 2019
Assistant Professor Leah Meisterlin is honored with a 2019 Presidential Teaching Award by Columbia University

Press Releases 2015–2018
Press Releases
and Media Advisories

10 December 2018
The Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery opens Offestted, an exhibition conceived and designed by Cooking Sections, on February 21, 2019

31 August 2018
The Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery opens Model Projections, an exhibition curated in collaboration with Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, on March 30, 2018

18 July 2018
Full-time Faculty Appointments for Ziad Jamaleddine, Anna Puigjaner, Andrés Jaque, and Mark Wasiuta

23 May 2018
Andrés Jaque appointed Director of the Advanced Architectural Design Program at Columbia GSAPP

18 April 2018
Columbia GSAPP at the 2018 Venice Biennale of Architecture

12 February 2018
Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes launched at Columbia GSAPP

26 January 2018
The winners of the first Buell Center Paris Prize for GSAPP students are announced

17 January 2018
The Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery opens an exhibition of drawings, writings, and research by Arakawa and Madeline Gins on March 30, 2018

16 January 2018
Columbia GSAPP launches a Ph.D. Program in Historic Preservation, the first in the U.S.

2 October 2017
No. 9 by Frida Escobedo opens at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery on October 20, 2017

15 September 2017
GSAPP Faculty and Alumni participate in the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial

29 August 2017
Living in America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem & Modern Housing at the Wallach gallery

5 May 2017
Columbia GSAPP’s 2017 End of Year Show celebrates student work from all academic programs

27 April 2017
Malo Hutson is appointed Associate Professor of Urban Planning

8 March 2017
Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery presents Liam Young: New Romance, the first U.S. solo exhibition by Liam Young

7 March 2017
Columbia GSAPP faculty and alumni win 13 of 35 AIA NY Design Awards

31 January 2017
Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery presents Stagecraft: Models and Photos

17 January 2017
Spring 2017 Events and Exhibitions at Columbia GSAPP

21 December 2016
Associate Professor Leah Meisterlin receives Junior Faculty Diversity Grant from Columbia University’s Office of the Provost

4 October 2016
Columbia GSAPP at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial

13 September 2016
20,000 Architectural Images Made Available by Columbia GSAPP Visual Resource Center (VRC) and Avery Library Partnership with Artstor

8 September 2016
Columbia GSAPP at the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale

7 September 2016
The Other Architect opens at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery

30 June 2016
Weiping Wu Appointed Director of Urban Planning Program

16 May 2016
Columbia GSAPP presents its research on architecture and climate change at the 2016 Venice Biennale

31 March 2016
Every Building in Baghdad: the Rifat Chadirji Archive at the Arab Image Foundation opens at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery

30 March 2016
Visual Resources Collection (VRC) and Avery Library Partner with Artstor

7 December 2015
Jorge Otero-Pailos Appointed Director of Historic Preservation Program

1 December 2015
GSAPP Incubator Launches

21 September 2015
Center for Spatial Research at Columbia University

8 September 2015
Patrice Derrington Appointed Director of Real Estate Development Program

1 June 2015
Kate Orff Appointed Director of Urban Design Program