Jordan Rogove, B.Arch ’98, Wayne Norbeck, B.Arch ’98, Patrick Cullina 

“Collaboration and Contemporary Practice: Observations from Two Emerging NYC Studios”
Co-Founders of NYC-based DXA Studio, Wayne Norbeck & Jordan Rogove join landscape designer Patrick Cullina to discuss collaboration-based design and other innovative approaches to the contemporary practice of architecture in New York City and beyond.



Jordan Rogove is co-founder of DXA studio, an NYC based architecture & design firm that balances residential and commercial projects locally with socially minded projects globally.  Current projects include a 15-story multi-use tower in the Lower East Side, creation of a new hotel chain and its flagship in TriBeCa, a re-imagining of the famed Blue Note Jazz Clubs in the US and China, multiple adaptive reuse projects of derelict buildings in Detroit, and realization of an international, competition winning design for health-focused housing in Haiti.  Prior to founding DXA in 2011, Jordan practiced at Morris Adjmi Architects, Lucien Lagrange Architects in Chicago and Atomic Design Inc. where he created sets for MTV and the Rolling Stones.

Wayne Norbeck cofounded DXA studio, a design-focused architectural studio based in New York City, with Virginia Tech classmate Jordan Rogove in 2011.  Prior to DXA studio, Wayne practiced with Ziger/Snead Architects, TEN-Arquitectos and Gluckman Mayner Architects.  Wayne has taught architectural design studios at the Pratt Institute and the Maryland Institute College of Art, and has served as a visiting critic at the University of Pennsylvania, Pratt Institute, Parsons New School for Design, and numerous other schools.  He received a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

Patrick Cullina is a horticulturist and designer who previously served as the Vice President of Horticulture & Park Operations for Friends of the High Line in New York City, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s VP of Horticulture, Operations and Science Research and as Associate Director of The Rutgers University Gardens. He is a popular lecturer and serves as advisor or designer to a wide range of municipal, commercial, and private clients. His work in public horticulture has been recognized by a number of organizations including The Garden Club of America and the ASLA.