Xavier, a senior officer at DPZ-Co-Design, is a planner and architectural designer with over thirty years of experience. His expertise includes master plans and design regulations across the transect, from rural villages to downtown revitalizations, for developers, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities in the US and abroad. Xavier leads DPZ’s Healthcare Initiative involving campus and community plans for major regional hospital systems, and has most recently led the design of a new village center in Oxford, MS.
His architectural experience includes all phases of building design from feasibility studies and schematic design through construction documents and observation, for a variety of building types, from single and multi-family residential to educational, medical and civic structures. Responsible for the creation of residential unit plans at Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach, he has also helped design and manage many of DPZ’s key pocket communities.
In addition to directing the firm’s HR operations in Miami, Iglesias also heads DPZ’s public relations, coordinating publicity and awards. He edited the firm’s principal monographs, Towns and Town-Making Principles (1991), The Architecture of Duany Plater-Zyberk and Company (2005), and the Richard H. Driehaus Prize Monograph (2008). He is currently writing a new book that will highlight the firm’s 38 years of pocket community design.