Gisela Baurmann

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Visiting Associate Professor Graduate Architecture & Urban Design gbaurman@pratt.edu 718.399.4327 p 718.399.4332 f Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall North 1ST SL

Current Course Listing (1)

21/SP-ARCH-704-04 Design 4: Integrated Contexts & Mediums

Education

Columbia University, Fulbright Scholarship
Master of Science In Advanced Architectural Design

Architectural Association London

Technical University Berlin, Germany
Diplom Ingenieur Degree Architecture and Urban Design

Registered Architect European Union, Architektenkammer Berlin

Biography

Gisela Baurmann practices and teaches architectural design in Europe and the US. She is founding partner of the architecture office Büro NY based in New York and Berlin. Her research investigates fabrication techniques of the decorative arts as conceptual methods of design to generate structural and material proposals with local specificity. Gisela Baurmann’s design, in collaboration with Jonas Coersmeier and Sawad Brooks, was chosen as finalist and first runner-up in the World Trade Center Memorial Competition, with over 5,200 participants the largest design competition in history. Other awards include: New York State Council on the Arts Grant, Kinne Fellow Prize and Honor Award for Excellence in Design, Columbia University. Gisela was a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) and Fulbright Scholar. Recognized design competition entries are: Lecture Hall Complex, RWTH Aachen, finalist, New Silk Road Cultural Park, China, finalist, Green Plaza van Alen Institute competition, 2nd prize, among others.