Emmet Truxes is a designer and artist currently living in Los Angeles. He received a Master in Architecture I from Harvard University in 2013 and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Princeton University in 2006.

This website serves as a portfolio to showcase the projects and research completed during – and in between – his time spent at these two institutions.

He is currently principal of ASTVDIO, a design studio based in Los Angeles run jointly with his wife and fellow GSD alum, Clementina Vinals Godoy (MAUD ’12).

He has also been professionally and academically pursuing digital visualization work and research since 2006 and was a founding principal of MOLT Studios from Fall 2013 – Winter 2016.

He was awarded Honorable Mention in the competition for the Pabellón de México World Expo Milan 2015, along with fellow GSD alumni Manuel Diaz (MArch ’13), Marcela Delgado (MArch ’11), and Elena Tudela (MAUD ’12).

At the GSD he taught the Digital Workshop series on 3dsmax, V-Ray, Photoshop, and After Effects for six semesters and was a research and teaching assistant for the digital design sequence taught by Chris Hoxie for five semesters. He also participated in the GSD’s Summer Drawing Seminar in Rome in 2010.

He is the recipient, together with Nathan Shobe, of a Penny White Award (Spring 2012, GSD, Harvard) for the research project Cloudscapes + the Geomorphically Constrained City: Timelapse Photography in La Guajira and Medellín, Colombia, undertaken in January 2013. He also received a Term-Time Travel Grant (Fall 2012, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard) to conduct site analysis and timelapse photography research for his thesis in Quito, Ecuador. While there, he was invited to Universidad de las Américas to speak to architecture students on issues relating to urban mapping and visualization as a design process.

He has had work published in In the Life of Cities: Parallel Narratives of the UrbanA Line in the Andes / Una línea en los Andes306090 and GSD Platforms 345and 6 and online at ArchDailyDezeenplataforma arquitecturaplataforma urbana, and Super//Architects.

He worked in Mexico City during summers of 2010 and 2011 on competitions with DCPParquitectos and held internships at Centerbrook Architects and Planners. He received additional training at Cornell, Rhode Island School of Design, and Lyme Academy of Fine Arts.

He can be contacted via email: emmet[at]astvdio.com