Vishaan Chakrabarti

Individuals, Partner | New York City, United States


Vishaan Chakrabarti, is the Holliday Professor of Real Estate and the Director of CURE., the Center for Urban Real Estate, at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation. An experienced architect, planner, and developer, Chakrabarti has transformed the Masters of Science in Real Estate Development into a curriculum dedicated to smart growth policies locally, nationally, and globally, with an emphasis on training students to synthetically tackle the three pillars of urban real estate, namely, the financial, the physical, and the transactional.

Simultaneously, Chakrabarti is a Partner at SHoP Architects where he advances large-scale projects worldwide. One of seven partners committed to proving that intelligent, exciting, evocative design can be done in the context of real world constraints, he adds to SHoP’s already diverse internal knowledge base and…

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Vishaan Chakrabarti


Annual Conference, Presenter (New York 2015)

Awards Jury (2012)

11 October 2013

World Architecture Day Prefab Panel Debates on “Factory-Made”

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood led a panel focused on the exigencies of pre-fabrication and modular construction.

1 October 2013

CTBUH Increases World Architecture Day Role

The CTBUH is pleased to be working with World Architecture News in support of the 2nd annual World Architecture Day, a summit spanning three days including building tours and workshops.