Lydia Xynogala – ALOS


Lydia Xynogala – ALOS


Lydia Xynogala is an architect, educator and scholar. She works between New York, Athens and Zurich. Her research investigates natures of care and the tactics and by-products of materialities’ production. Bypassing traditional dichotomies of the built and the natural, her focus is on their fuzzy assemblages.

She has presented and exhibited her work at the Museum of Modern Art, Van Alen Institute, gta exhibitions ETH Zurich, AIA New York Center for Architecture, Chemical Heritage Foundation among others. Recent writing is published in e-flux architectureKerb JournalPidginYale PapricaDesired Landscapes and A Public Space.  The Dark Ecology of Magnitogrosk, her research on the creative potentials of the post-mining landscape was published by Princeton University in 2013.



Lydia holds degrees from Princeton University (Stanley J. Seeger Fellowship),  the Cooper Union (Thesis Prize, Humanities Prize and Leslie Design award) and the Bartlett, UCL. Lydia lectured  in the US, Europe and in China and has been teaching studios and seminars at Columbia University GSAPP, The Cooper Union, City College of New York and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is currently a doctoral fellow at the ETH, gta institute for the History and Theory of architecture.