Aleksy Dojnow

Alek is a graduate architecture student at MIT. He completed his bachelor degree at The Bartlett School of Architecture in London where he also worked as a Part 1 Architecture Assistant at WilkinsonEyre Architects on the renovation of the Battersea Power Station. He is interested in the intersection of creative design, technology and engineering. He is planning to combining these fields in expanding extra-terrestrial architecture.

Besides architecture, Alek is an avid sailor and a skiing and snowboarding instructor. He has competed in the famous Rolex Fastnet Race in 2019 and 2017 and has taught skiing and snowboarding every year since 2015. At MIT Alek is involved in organising To the Moon to Stay, a lunar hackathon aimed at building up momentum ahead of MIT's mission to send a payload to the Moon by 2024. Alek is working closely with the team that is developing the payload.

Areas of Interest
Building Materials, Climate Change, Digital Fabrication, Economic Development, Finance, Fine Arts, Globalization, Government, Graphic Representation, Law and Policy, Prototyping, Structures, Visualization


2019 - Present
Master of Architecture, MIT
2015 - 2018
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University College London

Professional Experience

2018 - 2019
Part 1 Architecture Assistant, Wilkinsoneyre Architects
2017 - 2017
Design Intern, KWK Promes
2017 - 2017
Design and Engineering Intern, Amels Holland
2014 - 2017
Skiing and Snowboarding Instructor, Gernot Schermer Skischool
2014 - 2014
Architecture Assistant, Jasinski-Kruszewski Architects
2013 - 2013
Architecture Assistant, JSK Architects