Julie Torres Moskovitz

Adjunct Instructor

Schack Institute of Real Estate

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Julie Torres Moskovitz, AIA, WELL and LEED AP, CPHC – is an Adjunct Instructor at the
Schack Institute of Real Estate. She is a Project Architect at WXY architecture + urban
design and focused on sustainability. She is leading several New York State Park projects
on Long Island and working across NYC boroughs on nonprofit and health and wellness
projects. Prior to WXY, Torres Moskovitz was founder and principal of Fete Nature
Architecture, PLLC (FNA) and has over 20 years working in NYC construction industry on a
range of projects and specializes in energy-efficiency retrofitting. She was the architect on
the first certified Passive House project in NYC in 2012 which won an International Passive
House Design Award and she has since led passive house strategy projects in NYC,
Seattle, and Atlanta. She is on the Advisory Boards of Street Vendor Project and Youth
Design Center in NYC and on policy committees with New York Passive House, AIA
Committee on the Environment and PHIUS. She is a project leader in Design Advocates
where she is collaborating with NYC Mesh on broadband for a NYCHA complex and
community in the Bronx. Torres Moskovitz is the author of The Greenest Home:
Superinsulated and Passive House Design published by Princeton Architectural Press. She
has instructed at Syracuse University, Pratt Institute, Parsons,and RISD prior to teaching at
NYU. She also has taught workshops to professionals at the NYC AIA Center for
Architecture in Local Law 31 and Local Law 97. She holds a Master’s in Architecture from
University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Michigan in African
Studies and French. Torres Moskovitz is a licensed architect in NY, NJ, CT, PA, WA, and GA
and is NCARB-certified.