Phillip Anzalone is the Director of the Laboratory for Applied Building Science at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University. His lab focuses on the application of science and technology to architectural design problems in research areas such as advanced materials, automated manufacturing and construction, computational workflow and innovative building systems.
Mr. Anzalone has participated in research grants for the DOE, NSF and NYSERDA, has lead collaborative research through sponsored funding with industry, participated in multidisciplinary research projects at Columbia University, chaired a series of international think-tanks of the future of the building industry, and holds patents on advanced building manufacturing and construction systems.
Mr. Anzalone’s recent work has been published in numerous books on advanced manufacturing and construction, as well as peer-review journals such as Domus, Shinkenchiku, [compasses] architecture & design, ArchitectureWeek, ACADIA, Oculus, ACSA and the International Journal of Architectural Computing. His work has been exhibited at Festival des Architectures Vives, the AIA-NY Center for Architecture, ElMuseo del Traje, Torino World Design Capital and Turku European Capital of Culture,as well as academic institutions such as Columbia University, the University of Tokyo, MIT, University of Pennsylvania, USC and the Academy of Fine Arts at Vienna.
In parallel with and supporting his teaching experiments, Phillip is a practicing Architect and a founding partner of Atelier Architecture 64 (aa64) along with Stephanie Bayard.