Alex works across the fields of architecture, design, objects, and education with a recurrent research interest in expanded notions of interiors. Based in Amsterdam, he is Course Director of MIARD, a multidisciplinary practice-based research Master Interior Architecture program at Piet Zwart Institute, where he also serves as Graduation Project Chair and a Hoofdocent. He has held teaching and academic positions at Woodbury University, Willem de Kooning Academy, Ecole Speciale d’Architecture, UCLA, and joined as an external critic at various universities.
He has been invited to exhibit his work at international exhibitions: deSingel Internationale Kunstcampus in Antwerp, the Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art in San Francisco, Interior Provocations, Pratt Institute with Ryerson University in Toronto, Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) in Korea, and WUHO Gallery in Hollywood, among others. He is a former artist-in-residence at SundayMorning@EKWC in the Netherlands.
Alex holds a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University, Philadelphia and Rome. For more than 15 years he worked in architecture and design studios in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, Brussels and Istanbul.
Piet Zwart Institute