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Pratt Institute School of Architecture

Higgins Hall

The Pratt Institute School of Architecture is located in New York City with courses being taught at Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses. In 2012 the journal 'DesignIntelligence' ranked it in the ten best architecture schools in the United States.[1] Alumni include William Van Alen, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Annabelle Selldorf, Richard Foster, George Ranalli, Carlos Zapata, and Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor. The School was created in 1928 and by 1954 was recognized as being full degree-granting Undergraduate and Graduate program.[2] Undergraduate architecture is the largest program in both the School of Architecture and Pratt Institute at large with over 550 students.[3] Within the Brooklyn campus, the school of architecture is located a block from the main campus in Higgins Hall (designed by Steven Holl).[4]


Degrees and minorsEdit

The school offers the following degrees and minors:


  • Bachelor of Architecture (First-professional)
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (Manhattan Campus)
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Construction Management (Manhattan Campus)
  • Associate of Applied Science in Building and Construction (Manhattan Campus)

Undergraduate Minors:

  • Minor in Construction Management
  • Minor in Architectural Theory and Technology
  • Minor in Morphology


  • Master of Architecture (First-professional)
  • Master of Science in Architecture (Post-professional)
  • Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design (Post-professional)
  • Master of Science in City and Regional Planning
  • Master of Science in Urban Environmental Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Historic Preservation (Manhattan Campus)
  • Master of Science in Facilities Management (Manhattan Campus)[5]


Additional resourcesEdit


  1. ^ DesignIntelligence via Architectural Record, accessed January 2011.
  2. ^ New York State AIA [1], accessed June 2014.
  3. ^ New York State AIA [2], accessed June 2014.
  4. ^ Holl, Steven. [3], accessed January 30,2011.
  5. ^ Pratt Institute. [4], accessed January 30, 2011.
  6. ^ "Interior Design Faculty". Fashion Institute of Technology. Retrieved 16 January 2017.

Coordinates: 40°41′29″N 73°57′49″W / 40.69134°N 73.96369°W / 40.69134; -73.96369