Luis Miguel Pizano

Luis Miguel Pizano

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Luis Miguel Pizano is a designer and real estate professional based in New York City. His experience spans architectural design, product strategy and business development. 

He holds a B.A. in Architecture and History from Columbia University, where he worked as a research assistant for the Institute of Latin American Studies.

He is currently pursuing a Master of Architecture and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development at the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation. He is part of the Executive Board of Latin GSAPP and is a student member of the American Institute of Architects’ New York Chapter, the American Planning Association, the Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitats, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and the U.S. Green Building Council.


Industrious, New York, NY, US, Architectural Design Strategist

May 2019 - current

Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, Marketing Coordinator

Aug 2017 - Aug 2018

Joeb Moore & Partners, Greenwich, CT, US, Design Associate

Oct 2013 - Jun 2017


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Sep 2018 - current

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Science in Real Estate Development

Aug 2018 - current

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture, Latin American History

Aug 2009 - May 2013


Year, Award

2019 – 2020 GSAPP Teaching Assistantship Award
2018 – 2019 GSAPP M.Arch Avery Scholarship
2015 AIA Connecticut Drawing Award
2013 Columbia University Dean’s List
2012 – 2013 Shepard L. Alexander Scholarship
2011 – 2012 Charles F. Hoelzer Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
2009 College Board Texas AP Scholar
2009 College Board National AP Scholar with Distinction
2008 – 2009 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar


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