Winka Dubbeldam is the founder/principal of the Women Business Enterprise-certified (WBE) firm Archi-Tectonics. She is widely known for her award-winning work, recognized as much for its use of smart building systems, sustainable materials, and innovative structures. Archi-Tectonics’ work ranges from residential to commercial, from real to virtual, and is realized in urban designs, building designs, and installations. The firm’s work is found in the USA, Europe, and Asia. Archi-Tectonics recently won the Asian Games 2022 Design Competition in Hangzhou China (2018), which is set to open March 2021.

Dubbeldam is the Chair and Miller Professor of Architecture at UPenn, where she has gathered an international network of innovative research and design professionals. She previously taught at the graduate architecture programs at Columbia, Cornell, and Harvard University, among other prestigious institutions. Dubbeldam is the External Examiner of the Bartlett London and was named one of DesignIntelligence’s 30 Most Admired Educators 2015.

Publications include the three monographs Winka Dubbeldam, Architect (010 Publishers, 1996), AT-INdex (Princeton Press, 2006), and Archi-Tectonics (DAAB publishers, 2010); a new book is planned for 2020 with Actar, Spain. Her work has also been published in numerous international architecture and design periodicals. Learn more here.

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