Xavi Laida Aguirre

Xavi Laida Aguirre (they/them) is an architectural designer, founder, and director of the architectural design practice stock-a-studio and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They develop material tactics and assemble architectures that reconsider our relationship to material circulation and aesthetics by making visible how architectural commodities pass through our built environments, both physically and culturally. Aguirre’s built and exhibition work has been commissioned by MOCA Geffen, Dartmouth College, Serpentine Galleries, Superblue Miami, Berghain Club, Materials & Applications, Queer Pile Up, and Design Core Detroit. Aguirre received a Master’s of Architecture from California State Polytechnic Pomona.