Adam Bandler

Adjunct Associate Professor | Environmental Design


Adam Bandler is a designer, curator, and Co-Founder and Principle of OFICINA.LA. As the former Assistant Director of Exhibitions at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, he has co-curated and designed numerous exhibitions in New York, LA, Chicago, and abroad, and has participated in numerous art and architecture bi- and triennials. He has collaborated with several artists as an exhibition designer, notably with Tony Oursler for his ‘Imponderable’ exhibition at MoMA, where he designed a 100-seat ‘5-D’ holographic cinema. Before becoming a Lecturer in History and Theory at Otis College of Art and Design (2020-), he was a consultant for the USC School of Architecture (2018-19), and was an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture at Columbia University GSAPP (2013-17). He holds an M.S. in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture from Columbia University GSAPP (2011), studied Architecture at Cornell University, and received his B. Arch from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in 2008. His exhibitions work can be seen at and architectural work at

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