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John Deitering

Studio Director

John is the Studio Director at AW–ARCH. He directs the office’s digital communications strategy and develops all graphic materials that represent the firm, working both internally and with professional consultants and service providers. He has experience in a variety of graphic design fields, including publishing, advertising, and social media. 

John has a B.F.A. from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Alex Anmahian, AIA

Co-Founder / Principal


Alex Anmahian co-founded AW–ARCH in 1992. For more than 30 years, the firm has completed a broad range of notable institutional, commercial, and residential projects in the US and abroad. Alex and co-founder Nick Winton direct the design of all projects at AW, including buildings, art installations, industrial objects, and furniture. The firm's work has been published widely and has been awarded the highest honors within the design industry. 

In addition to AW's practice, Alex teaches, lectures, and serves as visiting critic at leading design schools, both nationally and internationally. He has served on the Board of ArchitectureBoston magazine, on the Board of Directors of the Boston Architectural College, and on the Board of Directors of the Boston Society of Architects, including as its Commissioner of Design. 

Alex received an M.Arch. from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, thesis with distinction, and a B.A. in Architecture from the University of Florida.

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