Iris S. Alex

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1926

Birth City: New York

Birth State/Province: New York

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: New York

Resident State/Province: New York

Resident Country: United States

Archive/Repository: IAWA, Special Collections Newman Library, Ms2002-026



Subject: Educational institutions

Description: Japan, Mexico, Europe, and Scandinavia

Subject: Human service/government agencies


Employer: National Board of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)

Title: National Architect

State: New York

Country: United States

Employer: Related Designs, Inc.

Title: Vice President; Project Manager

State: New York

Country: United States

Employer: State of New York Facilities Development Corporation

Title: Development Administrator

State: New York

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 1981

End Date: January 01, 1991

Employer: Klein and Kobe, Architects

State: New York

Country: United States

Employer: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

City: New York

State: New York

Country: United States

Employer: Iris Alex, FAIA, Architect

City: New York

State: New York

Country: United States


No collaborators on record


No apprenticeships on record


No awards on record


Title: Women in Architecture

Description: New York AIA Exihibition

Country: delete

Title: Alliance of Women in Architecture, 1972-82

Country: delete

Notable Projects

No projects on record


Institution: Brooklyn College

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Institution: Institute of Design of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Architecture


License: Licenced Architect

Organization: State of New York

License: Certificate

Organization: NCARB

Professional Affiliations

Organization: American Institute of Architects

Role: Fellow

Notes: Elevated to Fellow of the Institute in 1984, New York Chapter; 1969: Chapter Secretary. From 1977-1981served as New York Regional Representative on the Committee on Architecture for the Arts and Recreation

Publications By

Title: Article about YWCA Buildings in "Time Saver Standards for Building Types"

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Title: A Building Manual for the YWCA: Design Guidelines for New or Renovated Building

Publications About

No publications about on record