Our work has been recognized for its dedication to engaging, improving, and honoring public space. We design in conversation with the environment. We work to understand a context, and plan with community in mind. We challenge ourselves to face the array of complex design problems and commit to solutions that forward a healthy and sustainable future.
We work at all scales. Whether designing public plazas and parks, intergenerational community centers or large-scale, affordable housing complexes, our approach leverages the contributions of public and private partners to create spaces that promote both physical and economic wellness for the entire community.
Founded by Claire Weisz, FAIA and Mark Yoes, FAIA in 1998, WXY is a think tank that builds. In 2006, they were joined by Layng Pew, AIA, and in 2011, Adam Lubinsky, PhD, AICP. We are a tight-knit, multi-disciplinary studio with backgrounds in architecture, planning, engineering, landscape architecture, as well as urban, graphic, and industrial design.
WXY has been honored with an Emerging Voice Award from the Architectural League of New York in 2011, the New York State Firm of the Year Award by the American Institute of Architects in 2016, and was recently named as one the World’s Most Innovative architecture firms in 2019 by Fast Company.
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