URBAN DESIGN STUDIO II: The Regional Studio Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

URBAN DESIGN STUDIO II: The Regional Studio
Faculty
Faculty 2012
Faculty 2012

Columbia University GSAPP | Architecture and Urban Design Fall Studio 2012

Mojdeh Baratloo
Mojdeh Baratloo

Mojdeh Baratloo is an architect, urban designer and founding principal of the Urban Research Group, a New York-based research and design consultancy. Baratloo was one of the founders of the renowned Storefront for Art and Architecture in 1981, and was a principal at the architecture firm Baratloo/Balch Architects from 1984 to 2004. The work of […]

Justin G. Moore
Justin G. Moore

He is a Senior Urban Designer and City Planner for the New York City Department of City Planning. His work at DCP includes major projects such as the Greenpoint & Williamsburg Waterfront Plan, the Hunter’s Point South Master Plan, the Coney Island Comprehensive Plan, the Brooklyn BAM Cultural District, and New York City’s HUD Sustainable […]

Sandro Marpillero
Sandro Marpillero

Sandro Marpillero is a founding partner of Marpillero Pollak Architects. As a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, he is registered in the US and Italy, with 30 years of professional experience. MPA’s work has received numerous honors and awards, among the most recent: two New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships (1988, 2003); […]

Dongsei Kim
Dongsei Kim

Dongsei is a registered architect and urban designer from New Zealand. He is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture at Columbia University in New York. He also teaches urbanism studios and seminars at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He founded a research driven architecture and urbanism practice, axu in 2010. He holds a Master […]

Lee Altman
Lee Altman

Lee is a researcher and urban designer, founder of the collaborative Temp:: design research. Working with landscape architects, planners, scientists, artists, and visual designers, Lee collaborates on a wide range of projects exploring the role of the designer in the built environment and developing new modes of communication and interaction within the urban ecosystem. In […]

Jerome Chou
Jerome Chou

Jerome is the Director of Programs for the Flint Public Art Project. Previously, he was the Director of Programs at the Design Trust for Public Space, where he led projects to document and advocate for fashion design and manufacturing in Manhattan’s Garment District and for urban agriculture throughout New York City. Jerome has also worked […]

Christopher Kroner
Christopher Kroner

Chris was the recipient of the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize and the School Service Award from Columbia University. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute Graduate Architecture and Urban Design, and he has also taught at City College, the University of Virginia, the National Building Museum, and the Izmir University of Economics […]

Nadereh Nouhi
Nadereh Nouhi

Nadereh Nouhi is an independent consultant, with 27 years of professional experience, providing services in the financial and business strategy areas to various organizations and enterprises in New York City and other national and international localities. In the not-for-profit sector, her clients have included micro-finance institutions and affiliates of the Women’s World Banking, mainly in […]

Daniel Wiley
Daniel Wiley

Dan Wiley is a Community Coordinator for Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez in Brooklyn, NY. Working in the Congressional office since 2000, he has coordinated planning projects and initiatives spanning waterfront communities from the Brooklyn Navy Yard and downtown Brooklyn southwest to Red Hook, Gowanus and Sunset Park, Brooklyn. He holds an MA in Geography from Hunter […]

Signe Nielsen
Signe Nielsen

Signe Nielsen, principal of Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects has been practicing as a landscape architect for more than 35 years. For 30 years she has been a Professor in both the graduate and undergraduate Schools of Architecture at Pratt Institute. A Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Ms. Nielsen’s design work has received […]

Lisa Switkin
Lisa Switkin

Lisa holds a B.A in Urban Planning from UIC and MLA from U Penn. She is a recipient of the Good Housekeeping Shine One Award(2001). In 2007-08, she was awarded the Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture. Lisa is currently overseeing work on High Line Section 3; MOCA Detroit; Liverpool’s Everton Park; the South Street Seaport […]

Scott Elder
Scott Elder

Scott Elder is an instructor at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in both Hospitality Design and Landscape History. Previously, he has worked as an urban designer at HOK and EDAW/AECOM. He holds an MS in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia and a BARCH from University of Oregon.

Sara Jensen Carr
Sara Jensen Carr

Sara Jensen Carr is a designer and researcher based in the Bay Area. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at the University of California Berkeley, and holds a Masters of Architecture from Tulane University as well as a Masters of Landscape Architecture from University of California […]

Christopher Torres
Christopher Torres

Chris Torres is a Los Angeles based landscape architect and urban designer. Chris is currently a designer at Rios Clementi Hale Studios and consultant at Walt Disney Imagineering. He previously worked in the San Francisco urban design studio of Skidmore Owings & Merrill and the public art program at LA METRO. He was a visiting […]