Co-Founder of KOGAA, Alexandra has 10 years of experience in the architecture and design field, from International schools and architecture studios. Alexandra holds a Masters’s Degree in Interior Architecture at the prestigious Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, as well as studies in Italy, the UK, and Denmark. She then worked in Beijing at CLOU architects, and in Milan at Studio Brioschi, before opening her own practice in the Czech Republic.
With a keen interest in design and event management, Alexandra is the founder and organizer of the design festival Brno Design Days, taking place on a yearly basis and acting as the main design event in the City. Including a rich program of workshops, lectures, exhibitions, city installations, a design cinema, and a cafe, Brno design days brings to the spotlight various design fields and local as well as international names.
In 2020 Alexandra has lectured at RIBA, the Royal Institute of British Architects on the topic of alternative approaches to development, and in 2020 her practice was selected by Dezeen Awards among the top twenty architecture practices in the world. In 2019 the studio won the main prize for workspace design at the BIG SEE awards for their Distillery Social Reactor project, and in 2018 they were chosen as the top ten emerging architecture studios by Archipreneur magazine.
Alexandra is currently a jury member for the Dutch Creative Heroes Award for the Czech Republic edition, as well as being on the jury for other Architecture and Urbanism International competitions.