Peter Eisenman

Peter Eisenman

Charles Gwathmey Professor in Practice
Peter Eisenman is an internationally recognized architect and educator. The principal of Eisenman Architects, he has designed large-scale housing and urban design projects, innovative facilities for educational institutions, and a series of inventive private houses. His current projects include the six-building City of Culture of Galicia in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and a large condominium housing block in Milan, Italy. Eisenman has taught at Cambridge University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Ohio State University, and The Cooper Union. His many books include Eisenman: Inside Out, Selected Writings 1963–1988; Written into the Void, Selected Writings 1990–2004; Tracing Eisenman; and Giuseppe Terragni: Transformations, Decompositions, Critiques. From 1967 to 1982 he was the director of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York City, which he founded.
Education
BArch Cornell University
MSArch Columbia University
MA University of Cambridge
PhD University of Cambridge

Courses

1222b
Spring 2019
Diagrammatic Analysis: Criticality After the Index
Peter Eisenman, Anthony Gagliardi
1018a
Fall 2018
Formal Analysis
Peter Eisenman, Anthony Gagliardi
1104a
Fall 2018
Advanced Design Studio
Peter Eisenman, Anthony Gagliardi
1222b
Spring 2018
Diagrammatic Analysis: Modern vs. Universal
Peter Eisenman, Elisa Iturbe
1018a
Fall 2017
Formal Analysis
Peter Eisenman, Elisa Iturbe
1103a
Fall 2017
Lateness: A Theory of the Present
Peter Eisenman, Elisa Iturbe
1222b
Spring 2017
Diagrammatic Analysis: The Space of Time, Part I—Lateness
Peter Eisenman, Elisa Iturbe
3299b
Spring 2017
Independent Course Work
Edward Mitchell, Henry Sussman, Karla Britton, Peter Eisenman, Elisa Iturbe
1018a
Fall 2016
Theories of Authority: Seeing as an Architect
Peter Eisenman, Elisa Iturbe
1103a
Fall 2016
Advanced Design Studio
Peter Eisenman, Elisa Iturbe
1222b
Spring 2016
Diagrammatic Analysis
Peter Eisenman
1018a
Fall 2015
Formal Analysis: Close Reading and Formal Analysis
Peter Eisenman, Miroslava Brooks
1103a
Fall 2015
Advanced Design Studio: Diptych as Building
Peter Eisenman, Miroslava Brooks
1222b
Spring 2015
Diagrammatic Analysis: The Diptych as a Topological Diagram
Peter Eisenman, Miroslava Brooks