1965 Penn State graduate Jim Alexander has helped design some of the most impressive and historical landmark projects. As Senior Principal of Finegold Alexander Architects, Jim details his work preserving Ellis Island, how architecture has evolved since he graduated, the importance of designing environmentally sustainable buildings, and more!
Jump straight into:
(4:43) - Working on historical preservation projects
(6:55) - Restoring Ellis Island
(13:27) - The makings of a successful architect
(15:01) - The architectural process
(18:17) - The technological evolution of architecture
(20:00) - Designing environmentally sustainable buildings
(22:17) - Favorite project
(24:20) - Notre Dame in Paris
(25:36) - Dream project
(27:40) - Favorite Penn State building
(30:25) - Penn State experience
Learn more about Jim at https://www.faainc.com/team/james-alexander
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