Adjunct

Xynogala

Lydia Xynogala

Adjunct Lecturer

Email: xynogala.lydia@gmail.com

Website: www.alos.nyc

Educational Credentials :

  • M.Arch. II, Princeton University, 2012
  • B.Arch, The Cooper Union, 2009
  • BSc. in Architecture, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, 2004

Teaching Experience :

  • Adjunct Lecturer, City College of New York, CUNY, 2017-present
  • Assistant Professor Adjunct, Columbia University GSAPP, 2017-present
  • Assistant Professor Adjunct, The Cooper Union, 2012-2015
  • Adjunct Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2015
  • Instructor and Summer Workshop Coordinator, Princeton University

Professional Experience :

  • Principal, ALÓS, New York, 2014-present
  • Project Manager, Christoff:Finio , New York, 2013-2014
  • Project Designer Center for Architecture Urbanism Infrastructure, Princeton University, 2012-2013
  • Junior Architect Nelligan White Architects, New York, 2010
  • Junior Architect Enrique Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue Architectos, Barcelona, 2005-2006
  • Designer, Architectural Assistant Weston Williamson Architects London, 2005
  • Designer, Bell Phillips Architects London, 2004-2005

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • Conferences and Lectures:
    • "NEW ICONICITIES," Storefront for Art and Architecture. 2017
    • “On Allotropes,” Columbia GSAPP, New York, 2017
    • “Chemical Rapports,” Columbia GSAPP, New York, 2016
    • “Three Design Theses,” Princeton University School of Architecture, 2015
    • “Spaceblock: Art, Space, Structure” in Open City Symposium organized by Diane Lewis,
    • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2015
    • “Mendeleev’s Maps, Measures and the Magnetic Mountain” in Science that materially changed the world. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2014
    • “S Sulfur: Building, Material, Program” in the Conference
    • “Chemistry and Material Science: Artefacts Tell the Story”, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, 2013
    • “The Dark Ecology of Magnitogorsk”, Recess Art Space, New York, 2013
    • “Thesis Lecture Series”, The Cooper Union School of Architecture, New York, 2012
    • “The Dark Ecology of Magnitogorsk,” in “Change Agents: Landscape Architects on the Innovation Forefront.” Van Alen Institute, New York, 2012
    • “Future Fossils: Architectural Geohistories” panel “Architectural Ecologies,” Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting, Detroit, 2012
    • “Dark Ecology as Methodology,” RH Gallery, New York, 2011
  • Exhibitions:
    • "Souvenirs, New New York Icons," commissioned work “Exploded Fortress of Solitude,
    • Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, 2017
    • "Open Cities: The New Post Industrial Order," Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Seoul, 2014
    • "Slow/Soft Infrastructures: The Suzhou Megacity," Tonji University, Shanghai, 2013
    • Architecture Schools: Visions of the Future, AIA Center for Architecture, New York, 2009
    • "Cevisama Ceramics Design," Colegio de Arquitectos de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, 2008
  • Books:
    • “House in Achladies,” featured in "Houses by the Shore," Byron Hawes, ed. Rizzoli New York, 2018
    • “The Dark Ecology of Magnitogorsk,” Center for Architecture Urbanism Infrastructure, Princeton University, 2014
  • Articles:
    • “Future Fossils, A Field Guide”, forthcoming Manifest Journal #3, Bigger than Big, 2018
    • “Aggregates, Alotropes, Amalgams,” in A Public Space Magazine, No.26, 2018
    • “New Grounds for Learning,” in Diane Lewis ed., Open City: Existential Urbanity, Carta, 2015
    • Drawings for “Garden City State,” in Mario Gandelsonas Philip Tidwell eds., Island Press, 2013
    • “The Dark Ecology of Magnitorgorsk,” Kerb 20: Journal of Landscape Architecture RMIT, Australia, 2012
    • “11 versions of a Constructivist City,” Pidgin, no 11, 2011
    • “Thermal Prosthetics: Small Climatological and Material Interventions,” in School of Architecture for All, eds, Athens Historic Center: A Proposal to the Greek Parliament, 2010
  • Built work recently published in numerous international publications such as DOMUS, AD, Wallpaper*

Professional Memberships :

  • New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Grant Fellowship. Architecture/ Design/ Environmental Structures, 2016

Courses

  • ARCH 61023 Theory and Methods of Research
  • ARCH 93103 / 51000 Advanced Studio