Avery Library Welcomes New Dean of GSAPP

Amale_Andraos1Announcing the appointment of Associate Professor Amale Andraos as the new Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University President, Lee Bollinger, writes “An inspiring teacher, a respected colleague, and a pioneering practitioner whose innovative commissions in cities around the world have earned widespread admiration, Amale is a new leader among a rising generation of creative architects and designers of our physical environment.”

Amale joined Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in 2011. Amale Andraos received her M.Arch. from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard and her B.Arch. from McGill University. She began her teaching career at the American University of Beirut and has held faculty posts at Princeton, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania. She is the co-founder with her husband, GSAPP alumnus Dan Wood, of the New York-based firm WORKac.  Their long list of projects ranges from a master plan for rebuilding downtown Beirut to the design of the Edible Schoolyard at P.S. 216 in Brooklyn.

Avery Library congratulates Dean Andraos on her appointment and looks forward to working with her on furthering the educational objectives of the School.

Architect’s Newspaper article


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