Ajmal Aqtash

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Adjunct Assistant Professor Undergraduate Architecture aaqtash@pratt.edu (718) 399-4305 p (718) 399-4332 f Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall North 1

Current Course Listing (3)

19/FA-ARCH-201-13 Intermediate Design I

19/FA-ARCH-571C-01 Form and Force:Analog (Research)

20/SP-ARCH-571F-01 Form and Time:Digital (Research)

Education

B.Arch., Pratt Institute; M.S., Columbia University.

Biography

Founded form-ula, a multidisciplinary design practice that seeks to understand the intersection of art, design, and engineering and its collaborative possibilities to produce culturally rich and high performance architecture for large- and small-scale projects; recipient, 2011 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects; founded core.form-ula, which is the research and development wing of form-ula; extensive background in morphology; Associate Director at the Center for Experimental Structures (CES); worked on several projects for Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill LLP (SOM), within the Design Group, Technical Group, Digital Design Group, and Performative Design Group; toward the end of his tenure at SOM, founded the Advanced Design Group and the Performative Design Group; has been an invited juror at Columbia, UPenn, Pratt, SCI-Arc, and Stevens.