Alex was born and raised on Eastern Long Island and his interest in architecture stemmed when his parents renovated and doubled the size of their house in the early 2000s. He went on to study at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, earning both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture. Following Superstorm Sandy and the effect it had on the local area, he began focusing on resilient design strategies and dedicated his research to this topic during his graduate thesis and was fortunate to be awarded the Thesis Award for his work on the subject. His professional experience since graduating has been primarily focused on single family high-end residential, developing and designing the beach houses he marveled at growing up near the ocean. An avid explorer, you can expect to find Alex training for his next triathlon along the coast or out hiking the many valleys, canyons and mountains of the southwest when not at work.