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Emmett Zeifman

Emmett Zeifman is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Columbia GSAPP, where he teaches design studios. He is a principal of Medium Office, with Alfie Koetter, as well as a founding editor of Project, with Alfie Koetter and Daniel Markiewicz.

Previously, he taught graduate and undergraduate design studios and visual studies seminars at SCI-Arc. He was the 2013-14 Yale Bass Scholar in Architecture at the University of Cambridge, where he received an M.Phil. His dissertation re-examined Robin Hood Gardens in relation to the Smithsons’ work on housing, landscape and urbanism. He completed his M.Arch at the Yale School of Architecture, and his Honors B.A. in English literature at McGill University.

In 2015, in collaboration with Constance Vale, Zeifman completed the Central Hub, a temporary pavilion in downtown Los Angeles for the experimental opera Hopscotch. He is co-editor of the book Rethinking Chongqing: Mixed-Use and Super-Dense (2014). His work has been supported by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and has been exhibited and published widely, including at the A+D Museum, Harvard GSD, Storefront for Art and Architecture and Yale School of Architecture, as well as in Archinect, Architect, the Los Angeles Times, Log, Metropolis, Offramp and elsewhere.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4853‑7 Summer 2021
Advanced Architecture Tutorial
Arch zeifman abdelrahman albakri su21
Arch zeifman all students su21
Arch zeifman cong diao susan lee su21 2
Emmett Zeifman
0 Points
A4102‑8 Spring 2021
Child’s Play
Coreii studiozeifman mz2775 sp21 4 planlandscape
Coreii zeifman cl4096 sp21 1 exteriorgif sm
Coreii zeifman ct2770 sp21 5 staircase sm
Emmett Zeifman
M 9 AM - 1 PM
0 Points
A4101‑1 Fall 2020
Architecture Studio I
Arch zeifman kristenfitzpatrick fa20 2 colorblockplan
Arch zeifman zoona fa20 11 exe3axo2
Arch zeifman zixiaozhu fa20 08 exe2 coloraxon
Emmett Zeifman
M 1:30 - 4:30 PM
0 Points