Amale Andraos is the Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture,
Planning and Preservation. Andraos is committed to design research and her writings have focused on climate change and its
impact on architecture as well as on the question of representation in the age of global practice. Her recent publications
include We’ll Get There When We Cross That Bridge (Monacelli Press, 2017), Architecture and Representation: the
Arab City (Columbia Books on Architecture and the City, 2015) co-edited with Nora Akawi, 49 Cities (Inventory
Press, 2015), and Above the Pavement, the Farm! (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010) in collaboration with Dan Wood.
is co-founder of WORKac, a New York-based firm that focuses on architectural projects that reinvent the relationship
between urban and natural environments. WORKac was recently named the #1 design firm in the United States by Architect Magazine
and has also been recognized as the AIA New York State Firm of the Year. WORKac has achieved international acclaim for projects
such as the Miami Museum Garage in Miami’s Design District, The Edible Schoolyards at P.S. 216 in Brooklyn and P.S. 7 in Harlem,
a public library for Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, the Stealth Building in New York and a new student center for the Rhode Island
School of Design. Current projects include a large-scale residential development in Lebanon, the Beirut Museum of Art in Lebanon,
a new public library for North Boulder Colorado and new offices for a headquarter bank in Lima, Peru.
has taught at numerous institutions including the Princeton University, Harvard University, and the American University in
Beirut. She serves on the board of the Architectural League of New York, the AUB Faculty of Engineering and Architecture International
Advisory Committee, and the New Museum’s New INC. Advisory Council, in New York.
year SLIVER is presenting a "Mixtape" by our junior faculty who contributed with their professional interests and pedagogical
objectives. The winter term is a collection of architects, artists, and theoreticians whose work is circulating through the
IoA in form of theoretical underpinnings, built references, and research ambitions.