DXA studio is an award-winning design practice that provides a rare balance of expertly crafted design with technical proficiency. Believing in the power of architecture to positively influence the lives of all that engage it, DXA focuses on authenticity, sustainability, and innovation in all their projects. Established in 2011, DXA’s expertise spans the full spectrum of design services and project categories including multi-family and single-family residential, commercial, institutional, and hotel design. In-depth research and analysis happen prior to design, identifying opportunities to push boundaries and integrate technological advances in building materials, construction, and sustainable strategies. By capitalizing on these discoveries, the site, program, and unique opportunities of each project, DXA produces creative solutions and distinctive design work that consistently outperforms expectations.
Jordan is a Co-Founder with his partner Wayne Norbeck and he leads the creative design process, managing the studio, and guiding projects through complex municipal approval processes; including Landmarks, Community Board and BSA. Over the course of Jordan’s 20-year career, he has completed a tower that straddles Manhattan’s High Line, won design competitions for health-focused housing in Haiti, an arena for the New Jersey Devils and a pedestrian bridge and park in midtown Manhattan, designed and fabricated scenic sets for television and stage, helped realize the Louis Sullivan Award-winning historic Carbide & Carbon Building renovation and the AN Best Renovation Project 100 Barclay, and designed and oversaw over twenty high-end residential and commercial projects in New York City. This background has helped him form a unique approach to design and a thorough understanding of how to create and realize a successful project. Jordan is currently a visiting Professor of Practice at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Director of Architecture & Design at LiV Connected, and proud father of three children with his wife Laura.
In today's episode, we discuss how modern-day technology can be integrated into properties that support the health and wellbeing of the occupants.