Phillip Anzalone


Visiting Assistant Professor Graduate Architecture & Urban Design (718) 399-4327 p Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall North 1ST FL


M. Arch., Columbia University in the City of New York


Phillip Anzalone Director of Building Technologies, Columbia University GSAPP Principle, aa64, New York/France Mr. Anzalone is the Director of the Building Technologies Sequence and the Director of the Avery Digital Fabrication Laboratory at the Graduate School of Architecture, Columbia University. As Director, Mr. Anzalone leads research and curriculum related to applied and experimental building technology and digitally based design, fabrication and assembly techniques, as well as numerous creative assembly projects. Research conducted in the past by Mr. Anzalone includes the Trusset System, a patented CNC manufactured three dimensional differential space-truss (with Cory Clarke), Amphorae, an innovative concrete blocking system using Ductal, the IC Solar Module System, a dynamic solar shading façade system (in collaboration with Anna Dyson of RPI), and Augmented Reality in Architectural Construction (with Anthony Webster and Steven Feiner). Mr. Anzalone has written and participated as a Principle Investigator and Consultant on numerous grants including Department of Energy projects, NSF – IGERT grants, NYSERDA building system grants, and University institutional funding. Current research projects include incorporating greenhouse spaces into building systems in urban environments (with Natalie Jerimijenko of NYU and SunWorks NY) and developing a direct manufacturing workflow system incorporating augmented reality technologies (with John Taylor of Columbia University). Apart from his Directorship role at Columbia University, Mr. Anzalone teaches classes at Columbia University and Pratt Institute related to computer-based fabrication, building structures, advanced material studies and architectural detailing and design studio. Mr. Anzalone is a Registered Architect with experience as a curtain wall consultant for R. A. Heintges & Associates and an architectural designer with Greg Lynn Form, and is currently a partner of aa64, an Architecture firm with building projects in New York, San Francisco and France. Mr. Anzalone’s recent work has been published in ArchitectureWeek, ACADIA, ACSA and the International Journal of Architectural Computing, and has been presented in numerous lectures including those at Columbia University, Pratt Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago, Ball State, the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, and the AIANY Center for Architecture. Phillip Anzalone holds a Masters of Architecture from Columbia University and B.P.S. Architecture from SUNY Buffalo, with a minor in Business Administration.