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ArchiteXX + University Hubs Fall Fundraiser

ArchiteXX + University Hubs Fall Fundraiser

Please join us with our university hubs for our first fall fundraising event in just a few weeks!  Many schools across New York State will be hosting a “Show Us Your PiXX” pecha kucha and raffle. Please purchase your raffle tickets here and help us get the word out! There are great prizes you can […]


university hubs fall ’15 + spring ’16

university hubs fall ’15 + spring ’16

We are excited to finally announce our year-long series on Environmental Impact(s): Design + Environment | Environment + Design! The series asks what is environmental impact and how do designers work with and for the sustainability of the planet? On a very basic and elemental level, how does the discipline of architecture work to circumvent […]


2nd annual: women. wikipedia. design. #wikiD

2nd annual: women. wikipedia. design. #wikiD

Help us celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by writing at least one woman architect, designer or someone involved in the built environment into wikipedia. ArchiteXX would like to invite everyone you know to help write into wikipedia women designers, architects and all those involved in the creation of our built environment during […]


Evolution and Leaning In: <br>Jenny Peysin on the Making of a Firm, in Real Time</br>

Evolution and Leaning In:
Jenny Peysin on the Making of a Firm, in Real Time

By Julia Gamolina After just seven years in the industry, two of which were spent managing the high profile renovation of Carnegie Hall, Jenny Peysin is the founder and principal of a brand-new Brooklyn-based boutique firm, Jenny Peysin Architecture. In this interview, Jenny speaks to Julia Gamolina, friend and fellow Cornell architecture alumna, about her […]


Flashback Feminism: Phyllis Birkby and Women’s Environmental Fantasies

Flashback Feminism: Phyllis Birkby and Women’s Environmental Fantasies

By Stephanie Schroeder “It appears that if you were a man, you should be studying architecture.” With that dismissal, in 1948 Noel Phyllis Birkby’s suburban New Jersey high school career counselors squashed her career aspirations. Based on their rigid notions of gender, they shunted her desire to build, guiding her into the more “feminine” study […]


ArchiteXX at ADFF: <br>Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine’s Journey Around the Moon</br>

ArchiteXX at ADFF:
Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine’s Journey Around the Moon

By Rachel Kaplan A Journey Around the Moon (Voyage autour de la Lune) made its U.S. premiere at the Architecture and Design Film Festival last month. The latest installation in Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine’s “Living Architectures” project, the film offered a refreshing contrast to the festival’s starchitect-studded lineup. Neither an architect biopic nor a […]