M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Overview

The Master of Science degree in Advanced Architectural Design is a three-term program consisting of summer, fall, and spring terms. The objective of the program is to provide outstanding young professionals who hold a Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture an opportunity to engage with and conceptualize design as a critical practice that shapes the world’s technological, relational and environmental evolutions.

The program is viewed as a framework in which both academic and professional concerns are explored. Overall, the program emphasizes an experimental approach to research and architectural design rigorously grounded in contemporary challenges.

Advanced Design Studio

In the Advanced Studios, nearly 20 studios work on the themes and methodologies defined by their individual critics, exploring the way new instruments, techniques and formats allow design to gain a relevant influence on a multiplicity of existing realities. The Advanced Design Studios work as laboratories of discussion and practice of new ways of mobilizing architectural ingredients, concepts, programs, tools and methods to connect design with thought and action. Themes and programs both carry an educational objective and present an opportunity for critics and students to jointly develop the capacity and the authority to intervene specific layers of the everyday.

The Advanced Design Studios are part of an experimental pedagogical ecosystem based on dialogues and positive discussions between different ways of thinking: students learn to build, defend, and rectify their arguments in a dialectical practice that is inseparable from their design endeavors. The Advanced Studios are open to M. Arch students and M.S. AAD students.

Studio culture is an extraordinary accumulation of coexisting conceptual and political positions that can be considered a part of the cutting-edge relationship between architectural practices and the present. The school is aware of this wealth and appreciates the special energy stored in this vibrant milieu shared and constituted by GSAPP faculty and students.

The Transfer Dialogues series highlights this intensity by giving students access to other GSAPP Advanced Studios while getting helpful panoramic information. Our intention is to open a new space for architecture and its parallel disciplines in the social, political, intellectual and economic arena with a critical position focused on the collective construction of the future.

Current Faculty

Fall 2018 Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4005‑1 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Juan Herreros
600/700 Avery & 113 Avery
M & TH 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM; F 3 PM - 5 PM
Studio
9 Points
15846
A4105‑1 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Laurie Hawkinson
113 Avery
F 3-5 PM
0 Points
81846
A4105‑2 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Bernard Tschumi
0 Points
82646
A4105‑3 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Andrés Jaque
0 Points
83196
A4105‑4 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Bryony Roberts
0 Points
86096
A4105‑5 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Jinhee Park
0 Points
86746
A4105‑6 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Lise Anne Couture
0 Points
87296
A4105‑7 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Jimenez Lai
0 Points
87846
A4105‑8 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Brad Cloepfil
0 Points
88446
A4105‑9 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
David Benjamin
0 Points
90946
A4105‑10 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Richard Plunz
0 Points
91496
A4105‑11 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Marc Tsurumaki
0 Points
92096
A4105‑12 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Giancarlo Mazzanti, Carlos Medellín
0 Points
92646
A4105‑13 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Phu Hoang, Rachely Rotem
0 Points
93296
A4105‑14 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Tatiana von Preussen, Jessica Reynolds, Catherine Pease
0 Points
95796
A4105‑15 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Michael Bell
0 Points
96446
A4105‑16 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Dominic Leong, Christopher Leong
0 Points
96996
A4105‑17 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Mark Rakatansky, Jorge Otero-Pailos
0 Points
98146
A4105‑18 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio V
Ziad Jamaleddine
0 Points
98696
A4344‑1 Fall 2018
Architect Writers
Hilary Sample
408 Avery
W 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
10896
A4427‑1 Fall 2018
Architecture Apropos Art
Steven Holl GSAPP Only
412 Avery
W 4 PM - 6 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
28446
A4449‑1 Fall 2018
Infrastructural Imaginaries: Between Design, Nature and Politics
Tei Carpenter
412 Avery
W 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
10529
A4534‑1 Fall 2018
Techniques of the Ultrareal
Joseph Brennan, Phillip Crupi Syllabus Cap 40
600 Avery
W 7 PM - 9 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
81246
A4535‑1 Fall 2018
Fundamentals of Digital Design
John Cerone, Mark Green
114 Avery
TH 7 PM - 9 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
27779
A4612‑1 Fall 2018
Architectural Photography
Erieta Attali
200 Buell
TH 7 PM - 9 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
82146
A4628‑1 Fall 2018
Acoustics
Raj Patel
505 Avery
TH 7 PM - 9 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
68441
A4715‑1 Fall 2018
Re-Thinking BIM
Cap 18
115 Avery
TH 7 PM - 9 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
82796
A4716‑1 Fall 2018
Graphic Architecture Project I: Design and Typography
Yoonjai Choi Cap 15
504 Avery
W 9 AM - 12 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
86046
A4726‑1 Fall 2018
Graphic Architecture Project III: Design Seminar
Michael Rock, Whitney Dow CAP 15
201 Fayerweather
TH 9 AM - 12 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
67347
A4776‑1 Fall 2018
Man, Machine and the Industrial Landscape: Re-Imaging the Relationship Between Industrial and Public Territories
Sean Gallagher
300 Avery
M 9 AM - 11 AM
Full Semester
3 Points
19254
A4778‑1 Fall 2018
Metatool I
Dan Taeyoung
300 Buell South
TU 5 PM - 7 PM
Ses A= 9/4-10/19
1.5 Points
86696
A4808‑1 Fall 2018
Metatool II
Dan Taeyoung
300 Buell South
TU 5 PM - 7 PM
Ses B= 10/22-11/30
1.5 Points
87446
A4814‑1 Fall 2018
Hacking the Urban Experience
John Locke
Ware Lounge
TU 7 PM - 9 PM
Ses A= 9/4-10/19
1.5 Points
88247
A4815‑1 Fall 2018
X Information Modeling I
Luc Wilson, Jason Danforth
115 Avery
TH 9 AM - 11 AM
Ses A= 9/4-10/19
1.5 Points
90796
A4824‑1 Fall 2018
Transformable Design Methods
Matthew Davis
115 Avery
TU 11 AM - PM
Full Semester
3 Points
77099
A4829‑1 Fall 2018
X Information Modeling II
Luc Wilson, Jason Danforth
115 Avery
TH 9 AM - 11 AM
Ses B= 10/22-11/30
1.5 Points
91746
A4832‑1 Fall 2018
Lines Not Splines: Drawing as Invention
Christoph Kumpusch
505 Avery
W 7 PM - 9 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
92396
A4834‑1 Fall 2018
Datamining the City I
Violet Whitney
114 Avery
W 7 PM - 9 PM
Ses A= 9/4-10/19
1.5 Points
93046
A4836‑1 Fall 2018
Datamining the City II
Violet Whitney
114 Avery
W 7 PM - 9 PM
Ses B= 10/22-11/30
1.5 Points
93746
A4847‑1 Fall 2018
Hacking the Urban Experience II
John Locke
Ware Lounge
TU 7 PM - 9 PM
Ses B= 10/22-11/30
1.5 Points
23296
A4856‑1 Fall 2018
Transitional Geometries
Joshua Jordan
505 Avery
W 9 AM - 11 AM
Full Semester
3 Points
27279
A4951‑1 Fall 2018
Composite Modeling
Jacqueline Martinez
504 Avery
W 7 - 9 PM
Ses A= 9/4-10/19
1.5 Points
11696
A6451‑1 Fall 2018
Recombinant Renaissance
Mark Rakatansky Syllabus
409 Avery
W 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
74691
A6455‑1 Fall 2018
Military Urbanism in the Early Modern Era
Victoria Sanger
408 Avery
TU 1 PM - 3 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
99691
A6756‑1 Fall 2018
Make
Ada Tolla, Giuseppe Lignano
412 Avery
F 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
81754
A6770‑1 Fall 2018
The Arts of Empire: Culture and Colonization in Early Modern England
Aaron White
300 Avery Hall
TU 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
71596
A6794‑1 Fall 2018
Essays in Architecture
James Graham History - Modern
408 Avery
M 9 AM - 11 AM
Full Semester
3 Points
65949
A4399‑1 Fall 2018
Metropolitan Sublimes
Sandro Marpillero
408 Avery
TU 1 PM - 3 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
92071
A4540 Fall 2018
Essays on Architecture
408 Avery
3 Points
0
A4540‑1 Fall 2018
Essays on Architecture
James Graham
408 Avery
M 9 AM - 11 AM
3 Points
65949
A6305‑1 Fall 2018
Advanced Studio III-Joint Historic Preservation/Architecture Studio
Jorge Otero-Pailos, Mark Rakatansky
M & TH 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM, F 3 PM - 5 PM
Full Semester
9 Points
23316
A6768‑1 Fall 2018
Conservation of Architectural Metals
Richard Pieper
655 Schermerhorn
W 2 PM - 4 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
77196
A6797‑1 Fall 2018
Mapping Borderlands
Nora Akawi
300 Buell North
W 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
63196
A6708‑1 Fall 2018
Sustainable Retrofits
Michael Adlerstein
655 Schermerhorn
TH 11 AM - 1 PM
Ses B= 10/22-11/30
1.5 Points
76781
A4122‑1 Fall 2018
Mapping For Architecture Urbanism and Humanities
Brian House All GSAPP Interdisciplinary, GSAS
408 Avery
F 9 AM - 11 AM
Full Semester
3 Points
78446
A6776‑1 Fall 2018
Cultural Strategies and Production NOW
Karen Wong All GSAPP Interdisciplinary, Elective Seminar
300 Avery
F 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
13779
A6785‑1 Fall 2018
Theory of City Form
Vishaan Chakrabarti All GSAPP Interdisciplinary
200 Fayerweather South
F 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
66446
A6783‑1 Fall 2018
Narrative Urbanism: Strategic Storytelling For Designers and Planners
Cassim Shepard All GSAPP Interdisciplinary, GSAS
115 Avery
F 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
72191
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