Sagi Golan

Sagi Golan

New York, NY, US



With 50 percent of the world's population living in cities, urban design is needed more than ever.
I'm Sagi, as an Architect & Urban Designer, I aspire to bring to the world a new and fresh perspective of the way we think about our cities, and help design a better future for the communities we live in.



NYC Department of City Planning Urban Design Division, New York, NY, US, Urban Designer

Jul 2013 - current

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Instructor

Instructor of a Summer Program for High School students at the School of Continuing Education, Columbia University.

"Sustainable Urbanization: New Designs for The Future City" is designed for students interested in the fields of sustainable development, engineering and urban design. Student will be exposed to emerging trends in urban sustainability in an interdisciplinary workshop environment where they will explore new solutions for sustainable cities in the context of Post-Sandy New York City.

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

Urban Design Lab at The Earth Institute, New York, NY, US, Research Assistant

Working on a publication of the Urban Design Studio, GSAPP, Columbia University.

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Urban Design Teaching Assistant

Sep 2012 - Jul 2013

Ranni Ziss Architects Ltd, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, IL, Architect

- Developing concept and Schematic Design and later focusing on a the Façade Design of a 300 unit private resort in Caeseria, Israel
- Advanced Design of a Housing complex near Tel Aviv. Schematic design of a 300 unit Hotel in Ashdod’s Waterfront, Israel
- Urban design of a Housing and Hotel quarter, Jerusalem, Israel

Feb 2011 - Sep 2011


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Architecture and Urban Design

Jun 2012 - May 2013

Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, IL, BArch, Architecture

Oct 2006 - Jul 2011


Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Award for best final semester design problem, 1st Place

Awarded for best final semester design problem


GSAPP Award for Excellence in the Urban Design Program, 1st Place


Tel Aviv Award of Excellence, 1st Place

Magna Cum Laude in the B.Arch Program


Areas of Specialization