Amale Andraos is Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and co-founder of WORKac, a New-York based architectural and urban practice with international reach. In addition to Columbia, Andraos has taught at universities including Princeton University School of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, University of Pennsylvania Design School, and American University in Beirut. Her publications include The Arab City: Architecture and Representation (April 2016), 49 Cities, Above the Pavement, the Farm! and numerous essays. WORKac is focused on re-imagining architecture at the intersection of the urban, the rural and the natural. It has achieved international recognition and was named the 2015 AIA New York State Firm of the Year.