Alexander Hirsig


Position Lecturer
Phone 805.756.1364
Office 34-167

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 09.21.17


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