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Designing a Wunderkammer

Comission to design a large scale cabinet of curiosities for some very special objects.

Publication, Desired Landscapes Magazine

Issue #3 publishes Lydia Xynogala’s photo essay Landscape with__________

Writing in Yale Parpika!

Lydia Xynogala writes about Manhattan Schists and Schisms (Rock encounters now and then) for the issue Wild

Forthcoming exhibition: Hourra L’Oural!

Curating and designing an exhibition...more details coming soon...


Architecture and the Humanities Research Association

Lydia Xynogala presents paper at the University of Dundee, Architecture and Collective Life Conference. 

Lecture: Aggregates

 Lecture by Lydia Xynogala at HSRM Hochschule RheinMain

Take the Waters!  Workshop teaching, Wiesbaden

Lydia Xynogala teaches a workshop at HSRM Hochschule RheinMain, invited by Professor Holger Kleine. October 21st - 25th.

Doctoral Fellowship, ETH Zurich, gta Institute

Research Project: Take Care!

Group Show, LMAK Gallery, New York

Return of La Belle Jardiniere is  in The Green Life,  March 27 - May 24, 2019. Press release here. Artist Talk on May  11.

Talk: Blueprint of a Practice. GIANY, New York

Lydia Xynogala presents her practice and recent projects at the Greek Institute of Architects in New York. May 16.

Talk at Nanjing University School of Architecture

Lydia Xynogala presents her book and research, The Dark Ecology of Magnitogorsk


Book Publication Rizzoli

House in Achladies is included in the book Houses by the Shore: At Home with the Water, Lake, Sea. By Byron Hawes and Oscar Riera Ojeda, published by Rizzoli New York. 

Wallpaper* Magazine Publication

Ennismore Gardens House is featured at Wallpaper Magazine*

UCLA Rumble Guest Juror

Lydia Xynogala is invited juror for two days of UCLA Architecture and Urban Design end of the year all-school review and exposition. Thank you Andrew Kovacs!

Article in A Public Space Magazine

Lydia’s writing, “Aggregates, Amalgams, Allotropes (How can Matter tell a Story?) was included in A Public Space Magazine Issue No.26,  themed Public Space.


Exhibition: Souvenirs, at Storefront for Art and Architecture

Commisioned to create a souvenir for Storefront’s model show, Souvenirs: New New York Icons.  Lydia also gave a presentation of the work titled Exploded Fortress of Solitude at New Iconicities, as part of It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks.

Recent Press: House in Achladies

Wallpaper* Magazine, Domus, Archdaily, Dezeen, Architecture Digest, Casa Viva, Yellowtrace, Lifo, Interview, Label Magazine, Elle Decor, This Paper, Divisare, Arquitectura Viva, Archisearch, Domes

Teaching at Columbia University

Lydia Xynogala is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s School of Architecture Planning and Preservation.

Teaching Advanced Studio at City College CCNY

Lydia Xynogala  is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Spitzer School of Architecture.


Award from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) 

Lydia Xynogala receives a Fellowship in Architecture, Design and Environmental Sculptures from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). More information at the NYFA website.

Columbia University GSAPP Lecture  

Lydia Xynogala gives the lecture Chemical Rapports, invited by Tei Carpenter for the students of the Core 1 Design Studio.


The Dark Ecology of Magnitogorsk Pamphlet by Princeton University SOA

The Dark Ecology of Magnitogorsk is published by Princeton University School of Architecture, CAUI books. Series Editor, Mario Gandelsonas. 


Kerb Journal

The Dark Ecology of Magnitogorsk is featured in Kerb Journal of Landscape Architecture, Issue 20, Speculative Stories: Narratives in Landscape Architecture,  published by RMIT University.