Events and Public Programs

Columbia University GSAPP offers a diverse range of free and public events for students, alumni, faculty, and fans: debates, panel discussions, conferences, lectures by emerging and established practitioners in all of the fields represented in Avery Hall, book launches, exhibitions, and more. GSAPP's main evening program takes place at 6:30pm in Wood Auditorium. With some exceptions, panels and discussions occur on Monday evenings, lectures by individual speakers on Wednesday evenings, and conferences and symposia on Fridays and the weekend.

Download the Event Archive from 2006 - Fall 2013.



"GSAPP Lecture Addresses Architecture's Role in New Democratic Systems"
(On Chantal Mouffe's lecture "Activist")
Ayesha Ghosh
March 31, 2014

"Getting To Know Jacques Herzog"
Karen Wong
September 16, 2013

"Fall Events at GSAPP"
CC:GSAPP + Gavin Browning
September 12, 2013

"Architecture + Verbs = Columbia University GSAPP Lecture Series"
By Andrea Marpillero-Colomina
September 20, 2012

A/N Blog
"What is NY-LON? Mark Wigley and Brett Steele on the New York-London Axis"
By Matt Shaw
March 26, 2012

A/N Blog
"Who's Listening? Michael Kimmelman and Gwendolyn Wright in Conversation"
By Tom Stoekler
March 6, 2012

"This is how we do it: WHO. WHAT. WHEN. WHERE. WHY. HOW. WOOD."
By Andrea Marpillero-Colomina
February 1, 2012

Gavin Browning

Director of Events and Public Programs

Gavin Browning holds a MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University and a BA in English from The New School University. Previously, he directed Studio-X New York, where he organized events and exhibitions and edited The Studio-X New York Guide to Liberating New Forms of Conversation (GSAPP Books and DAP, 2010).


Paul Dallas

Coordinator of Events and Public Programs

Paul Dallas holds a B.Arch from The Cooper Union's Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture.