The practice has completed commissions for a range of programs and scales in New York, London and the Greek Islands. alos is an anagram of ongoing interests and activities manifest in building, teaching and writing.
Recent built work includes a private house, gueshouses in the Greek islands, a Brooklyn art space and a listed Victorian house renovation in Knightsbridge . International publications include DOMUS, Wallpaper*, Dezeen, AD, ArchDaily, Corriere Dela Serra, and featured in a book by Rizzoli New York among others.
Born in Athens, Lydia Xynogala founded alos in 2016. A recipient of a Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, she holds an M.Arch from Princeton University, a B.Arch from the Cooper Union and a BSc. from the Bartlett School of Architecture, U.C.L. She is a doctoral fellow at the ETH, gta Institute, Zurich. She was awarded the Thesis Prize, Humanities Prize, Leslie Design award from the Cooper Union and the Stanley J. Seeger Fellowship from Princeton University.
Previously she worked in housing, educational, and urban projects at offices in New York, London, and Barcelona.
Xynogala has presented her work at the Museum of Modern Art, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Van Alen Institute, Society of Architectural Historians, Chemical Heritage Foundation and History of Science Society among others and is published in Kerb Journal, Pidgin and A Public Space. Xynogala has taught design studios and seminars at Columbia University GSAPP, City College of New York, The Cooper Union and Rensellaear Polytechnic Institute.
Collaborators Candida Wigan, Clara Dykstra, Marina Santos, Derek Lange, Pablo Toubes-Rieger.
Architecture Landscape Object Story
Atelier Laboratory Office Studio
Analog Love Of Stuff
Alternative Liaisons On Space
Analyzes Learns Organizes Studies
Aggregate Lateral Ore Strata
Advanced Land Observing Station
Another Local Ordinary Salon