Alex Anmahian

Alex Anmahian is a principal and founding partner of Anmahian Winton Architects (AW), a highly collaborative multidisciplinary practice committed to design and construction innovation. Since its inception in 1992, AW has completed a range of institutional, commercial, residential, and industrial design projects. Recent work includes the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University, the Community Rowing Boathouse in Boston, a mountain retreat in Aspen, and furniture for the Davis Museum at Wellesley College. AW's current work includes the Capitol Vista Office Tower in Ankara, Turkey, the American Indian Learning Resource Center at University of Minnesota, and a private observatory in New Hampshire.

Recognized nationally and internationally, AW has been widely published in American and European media and has received numerous design awards for design excellence from the American Institute of Architects, the Boston Society of Architects, PA Awards, Business Week/Architectural Record, and the American Athenaeum. AW’s Joukowsky Institute was recognized by the Society for College and University Planning with a Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture (2014). The firm’s Community Rowing Boathouse received the Boston Society of Architects’ Harleston Parker Award and the American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture, and was profiled on CNN.com as one of the “11 Coolest Buildings in North America.”   

Alex has taught design studio, lectured, and served as a visiting critic at Harvard University, MIT, RISD, the American University of Beirut, Northeastern University, the State University of New York at Buffalo, University of Florida, and Roger Williams University. He has served on the Board of ArchitectureBoston magazine, on the Board of Directors of the Boston Architectural College, and on the Board of Directors of the Boston Society of Architects as its Commissioner of Design.

Anmahian received an MArch from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and a BA in Architecture from the University of Florida.