Alex works across the fields of architecture, design, objects, and education with research in expanded notions of interiors. His recent projects are built as an interplay of media, factual fiction and critical spatial practice. He has been invited to exhibit work at international exhibitions: deSingel Internationale Kunstcampus in Antwerp, the Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art in San Francisco, Interior Provocations, Pratt Institute, Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) in Korea, and WUHO Gallery in Hollywood, amongst others. He is a former artist-in-residence at SundayMorning@EKWC in the Netherlands.

Raised in the United States and based in Amsterdam, he is Course Director of MIARD, a multidisciplinary practice-led research Master Interior Architecture program at Piet Zwart Institute, Willem de Kooning Academy, where he serves as Graduation Project Chair and a Hoofdocent. He has previously held teaching and academic positions at Woodbury University, Willem de Kooning Academy, Ecole Speciale d’Architecture, and UCLA. 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 and Istanbul.

MIARD Archive
Piet Zwart Institute

Selected exhibitions
Interior Provocations, Symposium: Memory, Pratt Institute, Toronto Metropolitan University
deSingel Kunstcampus, Antwerp | Drawing Out: Material Dialogues with the Boyarsky Collection
Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, CCA | Architecture in the Expanded Field
Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB)
Dutch Design Week | Crafts Matter by Sundaymorning@EKWC
cad/cam Exhibit | Sundaymorning@EKWC, European Ceramic Work Center
Salzburg International Fine Arts Academy Exhibition
ART Santa Fe Façade Competition Exhibition
SCI-ARC AIA/LA Design Awards Exhibition
Mapping Woodbury: 31 Architects | WUHO Gallery | AIA LA National Convention

Selected publications
Site-Reading Writing Quarterly, issue 11 | Moonfuture: Migration, Images and the Geological Interior
DAMN° Magazine | Research & Realities | Interiority and Community at MIARD
Taylor & Francis, Interiors: Architecture, Interiors, Culture | Archive Agency
Taylor & Francis, Interiors: Architecture, Interiors, Culture | Extrasectionality of Atypicals
Applied Research and Design Publishing | Expanded Field: Installation Architecture Beyond Art | Whiteout
Gestalten Publishing, Staging Space | Whiteout
Disegno Magazine | An Emergent Field
Dezeen Design Webzine | Whiteout
Sandu Publishing, Installation Art | Whiteout
Abitare Design Magazine | Whiteout
LA Architect Magazine | Best of Issue, Best Local Competition AIA-IAC
LA Architect Magazine | Inside LA - AIA-IAC Student Competition
Interior Design Magazine | NeoCon West Competition ‘Best Installation’