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Alexander Worden

Alexander Worden

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

Facade Designer - Enclos Advanced Technology Studio - NY Office

At the ATS we work with leading design and build teams on prominent commercial building projects, this position involves the concept and design development of advanced building façade and enclosure solutions, including structural glass facades; cable trusses, cable nets, grid shells, exposed truss systems, and glass structures.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

STUDIOTJOA, Brooklyn, Partner - Marketing Director

Marketing director and active partner in small-scale design projects and architectural competitions.

"STUDIOTJOA is a multidisciplinary design office dedicated to the exploration of material, theory, product, and architecture. Our aim is to work with, and be guided by, the tools, techniques, and materials we use."

Jan 2012 - current
 

Enclos Corp, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

At the ATS we work with leading design and build teams on prominent commercial building projects, this position involves the concept and design development of advanced building façade and enclosure solutions, including structural glass facades; cable trusses, cable nets, grid shells, exposed truss systems, and glass structures.

Aug 2011 - current
 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, IT Department and 4 Axis Mill Operator

Computer Lab Technician, Roland MDX-540 Operator.

Aug 2010 - May 2011
 

5G Studio Collaborative, Dallas, TX, US, Project Designer

Site design, Collaborator in Architecture, 3D Modeling and Digital Environments.

May 2008 - Jul 2009
 

Kevin Sloan Studio, Dallas, TX, US, Associate

Project management and coordination, master planning, landscape design.

May 2007 - May 2008
 

Education 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, Masters, School of Architecture

Two Year Degree - Graduate School of Architecture

Published Thesis:

Emergent Explorations: Analog and Digital Scripting

Aug 2009 - May 2011
 

The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, US, Bachelors, School of Architecture

Four Year Degree - Bachelors of Science in Architecture.

Aug 2003 - May 2007
 

Awards 

Water_Works: Gowanus by Design, 1st Place

While reviewing the over 150 submissions, the jurors agreed that no single entry fully addressed the multitude of challenges presented by the competition brief and therefore decided to award winners in three categories instead: Urban Ecology, Architectural Design, and Community Programming.

Audrey + Alex Worden of StudioTJOA were awarded 1st place in Urban Ecology.

2013
 

Guest Speaker - Tutor of Zolotaya Kapitel, Other

Presented research in crochet and textiles (Emergent Explorations: Analog and Digital Scripting) during the week long workshop at the Novosibirsk State Academy of Architecture and Art.

The workshop focused on the use of parametrics in the development of form and manufacture of a site specific bench. Scale models were realized with digital tools and rapid prototyping machines.

Programs of the workshop included: Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and Vray

2012
 

Third Place – Pallet House, 3rd Place

Sustainable Blacksburg – Pallet Reuse Competition, 2010

2011
 

Work Selected for Display – Golden Capital Summer Festival 2011, Nomination

Useful Mutation – 2' International Youth Sketch Design Competition Novosibirsk, Russia

2011
 

Finalist - Digital Crochet, Other

Dimension Extreme Redesign Competition, 2011

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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