Alexander Hirsig


Position Lecturer




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Areas of Expertise



Educational Credentials:

  • MDesS, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA
  • BArch, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA   

Teaching Experience:

  • Lecturer, Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Adjunct Faculty, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA 
  • Adjunct Faculty, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA 

Professional Experience:

  • Project Manager, EDG, San Rafael, CA
  • Architect, Behnisch Architekten, Boston, MA 
  • Project Manager, Tobin + Parnes Design, New York, NY 
  • Job Captain, Rockwell Group, New York, NY 
  • Project Manager, Pompei AD, New York, NY 
  • Jr. Architect, William Bodouva + Associates, New York, NY 


  • Licensed architect in the State of California since 2013 (license #34349)
  • Licensed architect in the State of New York since 2003 (license #030507)
  • LEED Accredited Professional since 2008


Selected Publications and Recent Research:

  • Hirsig, Alexander.2010. “Finding Synergy in Simulation Modeling by Architects and Engineers in Conceptual Design,” Presented at SIMAUD (Symposium for Simulation in Architecture and Urban Design) 2010.

Selected Activities:

  • Boat Building Instructor, Spring 2006. Wingspan Arts/ NYC Public Elementary School 111, Manhattan, NY
  • Wooden Boat Magazine Publication: Issue 188, February 2006. Published for the custom design and construction of an 11-foot 'urban' catboat, inspired by William Atkins' 1954 design Tina.
  • Boat Building Instructor, Winter 2003-Fall 2004. East River Apprenticeshop, Brooklyn, NY

Updated 09.30.2022

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