Courtney Embrey AIA

Courtney Embrey AIA

Los Angeles, CA, US



Courtney Embrey is a licensed architect in the state of California with specialization in single family residential and various retail and commercial projects. As a graduate student, she had the opportunity to conduct research in Tel Aviv, Israel, where she documented its extensive collection of Bauhaus architecture. She has previously worked in New York City and London and has returned to her native Los Angeles to pursue her practice. 


Bestor Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect

May 2017 - current

Standard®, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Designer

Sep 2015 - Apr 2017

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

Domaen LTD, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern / Designer

Jun 2013 - Dec 2014

Make Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern / Designer

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Freelance Designer / Consultant, New York, NY, US, Designer

Sep 2009 - Sep 2012


Sep 2012 - Jun 2015


Henry Adams AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit, Award

The AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit from the Henry Adams Fund for excellence in the study of architecture


Neutra Graduate Thesis Award, Award

Award of Distinction presented by the Department of Architecture


Outstanding 2nd Year Design Award, Award


L.T. Shanks Travel Scholarship Recipient, Scholarship

Awarded travel scholarship to support research for thesis in Tel Aviv, Israel. Research also includes documentation of Bauhaus architecture in central Tel Aviv.


Outstanding 1st Year Graduate Student, Award


Areas of Specialization