Duane McLemore

Duane McLemore

Los Angeles, CA, US



Duane McLemore is a founder of X Over Zero, a design firm specializing in architecture and 3d printed jewelry. Duane’s current design work and research engage with computational design, architectural geometry, and mathematical symmetries. Duane has has taught at Woodbury University since 2015, and has also taught at Cal Poly Pomona and Pasadena City College. 

He was a Board Member of the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design from 2011-15, serving as Vice President in 2014-15. Duane was an editor of the recently released Los Angeles Forum Reader. He is the recipient of the 2017-18 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Associated Students of Woodbury University.

X Over Zero is a Los Angeles-based partnership between Duane and Katherine Voorhies.

Our products can be found at

Much of Duane's other work can be found at


Duane's Featured Articles on Archinect

Cross-Talk #6: Duane McLemore on East vs West, Wed, Jul 11 '18

The role of Archinect’s new series Cross-Talk is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity—if there can be one. Cross-Talk attempts—if to only ...

Cross-Talk #6: Duane McLemore on East vs West


University College London (UCL), London, GB, MArch, Master's of Architecture in Architectural Design

Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 1998 - Dec 2003

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