Department and School
Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation
Nicolay Duque-Robayo is a doctoral student in Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University. With a background in editorial, publishing, curatorial, and arts administration, Nicolay embeds comparative media studies into his writing on film, architecture, and urban planning. His current work focuses on the colonial genealogy and non-Western formation of modern architecture and urbanism in the Americas in the at the end of the 19th century and first half of the 20th century. Nicolay previously was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar at the University of Maryland, College Park and a New Artist Society Fellow at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Nicolay received a B.A. in Philosophy and Art History from the University of Maryland, an M.A. in Modern and Contemporary Art History with a specialization in Design History, and an M.A. in Arts Administration and Policy, both from the SAIC.
Advisor Felicity Scott, Professor of Architecture, Director of the PhD program in Architecture (History and Theory), and Co-Director of the program in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (CCCP)