Alexander Gorlin won the Rome Prize in Architecture from the American Academy in Rome, is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and was named one of this century’s Top 100 architects by Architectural Digest. He is author of Tomorrow’s Houses: New England Modernism, two definitive volumes on The New American Townhouse, and Kabbalah in Art and Architecture.
Alexander applies modernist principles to projects ranging from residential work to schools to affordable housing. He is noted for his inventive use of space, light, and natural materials. Alexander is a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Architecture and an M.Arch from the Yale School of Architecture. His Seaside work - along with four other Ruskin Place live/work units and a beachside cottage - includes Stairway to Heaven in Ruskin Place.