Portrait of Rurik Ekstrom

Managing director, strategist, ARExA

BFA Interior Design: Built Environments


B.Arch., University of Virginia

Professional experience includes

Design director, HLW International; education sector lead, senior design professional, Woods Bagot Architects; senior design professional, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, LLP


Projects Include

Pier 57, New York City; WeLive Collaborative Living, New York City and Alexandria, VA; The Women’s Building, New York City; Troy Mills Sustainable Food Center, Troy, NH; Marriot Student Learning Center, Ithaca, NY; New Jersey Institute of Food, Nutrition & Health, Brunswick; WIX.COM Headquarter, New York City and San Francisco; University Town Campus + Architecture, National University of Singapore; The O2, London; Mayors Institute on City Design, Washington, DC


Publications Include

The New York Times, Washington Post, Oculus magazine, Elle Décor, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Urban Design Forum Journal, Bustler, Keene Sentinel, AIA-ACSA Intersections