Winka Dubbeldam, MArch, MsAAD, is the founder and partner of the WBE certified New York firm Archi-Tectonics NYC, LLC with offices in the US, the Netherlands and China. Dubbeldam is widely known for her award-winning work, recognized as much for its design excellence as for its use of smart building systems, sustainable materials, and innovative structures. Archi-Tectonics recently won the Asian Games Design Competition in Hangzhou China , with a 116-acre park, five buildings and two stadiums, under construction to open in 2022. The Asian Games Design recently won the PLAN Award 2020, and was the Awardee in A’ Architizer. The 512GW Townhouse was the awardee in the 2020 Rethinking The Future: Global Architecture and Design Awards 2020.
Dubbeldam is also the Chair and Miller Professor at the Weitzman School of Design’s Department of Architecture and Director of the Advanced Research and Innovation [ARI] lab, both at the University of Pennsylvania, 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 Universities, among other prestigious institutions. She was named one of the Design Intelligence 30 Most Admired Educators 2015. Currently, Dubbeldam is the External Examiner at the Bartlett UCL London, Juror for the PLAN Awards, and the Chair of the Panel of Jurors for the “Project of the Year Award 2020” by the Architecture of Israel Quarterly with the European Union . Currently, Dubbeldam was the External Examiner at the AA London for 5 years and is now the External Examiner at the Bartlett UCL London, she also chairs Juries and is Juror for many design competitions, biennales and awards, such as the AIA, Architizer and the PLAN Awards
The work is published in numerous international architecture and design periodicals, as well as in the three monographs; Winka Dubbeldam, Architect (010 Publishers, Rotterdam, 1996), AT-INdex (Princeton ArchitecturalPress, NYC, 2006), and Archi-Tectonics (DAAB publishers, 2010).