PROFILE: Sulan Kolatan

Adjunct Professor
Graduate Architecture and Urban Design

UD-991 Urban Design & Implementation: Case Studies
ARCH-805 Design Studio 5:Vertical Option
ARCH-901 Fall Design Studio for MS Arch
ARCH-806 Design Studio 6: Vertical Option II
ARCH-648B International Studies: Istanbul
ARCH-648C International Studies: Istanbul Research

Sulan Kolatan is the principal of KOL/MAC LLC, an architecture and design firm she co-founded with William J. MacDonald. The New York City based firm has been internationally acknowledged as a leader in digital architecture and technologically innovative design.In 2004 KOL/MAC LLC represented the U.S. at the International Architecture Biennale in Venice. KOL/MAC LLC projects are represented in the permanent collections of cultural institutions including MOMA in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, SFMOMA in San Francisco, and the Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt.Kolatan holds a master of science in architecture and building design from Columbia University GSAPP and a Dipl.Ing. Arch. degree from RWTH Aachen, Germany. She has taught at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University from 1999 to 2005 and served as acting chair of the Department of Architectural Design and Building Technology at the Technical University in Darmstadt in 2002–03.In addition to serving as a Visiting Chair and Critic at a number of distinguished universities, she frequently lectures and speaks at academic and professional conferences nationally and internationally. She has received numerous international academic and professional honors. Her work continues to be shown and published worldwide, notably, at MoMA; the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Museum; the Centre Georges Pompidou Paris; the Barbican Art Gallery London; the Art Institute of Chicago; and the Mori Contemporary Art Museum Tokyo. Many of these institutions hold KOL/MAC LLC projects in their permanent collections.

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