Antonio Pacheco

Antonio Pacheco

Los Angeles, CA, US



Antonio is a Los Angeles-based writer, designer, and preservationist.

He is the Managing Editor at Archinect. Antonio sits on the Exhibitions Committee of the Architecture and Design Museum and is the communications manager for Materials & Applications

He completed the M.Arch I and Master of Preservation Studies programs at Tulane University in 2014, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010.

Antonio has written extensively on the legacies of Late Modern, Postmodern, and contemporary architecture, including particular focuses on the works of Lawrence Halprin, William Pereira, Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi, and Jon Jerde, in a variety of publications. His writing has been featured in The Architect's Newspaper, ArtNet, Creator's Project (VICE), and Preservation in Print. 

Antonio's Featured Articles on Archinect

Rex’s Brown University Performing Arts Center Shape-Shifts to Fill a Campus Void, Fri, Jun 14 '19

The tradition of architects experimenting with new typologies and forms on college campuses is one that goes way back. Whether considering Frank Lloyd Wright’s 10-building collection of Usonian structures at Florida Southern College, Venturi-Scott Brown’s technological-contextual works at ...

Rex’s Brown University Performing Arts Center Shape-Shifts to Fill a Campus Void

Inside the Plan to Save LA’s Southwest Museum, Tue, Jun 11 '19

It’s an open question whether the Southwest Museum of the American Indian in Los Angeles has its best days behind or ahead of it. The Spanish Colonial Revival-style mountaintop campus was built in 1914 by architects Sumner P. Hunt and Silas Reese Burns at the behest of anthropologist, historian ...

Inside the Plan to Save LA’s Southwest Museum


Archinect, Pasadena, CA, US, Editorial Director

May 2019 - current

The Architect's Newspaper, Los Angeles, CA, US, West Editor

Mar 2016 - May 2019

Heyday Partnership, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Oct 2016 - Oct 2017

LA-Más, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Fellow

May 2016 - Oct 2016

meter, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

Office of Jonathan Tate, New Orleans, LA, US, Research Intern

Apr 2013 - Sep 2013

Preservation Resource Center- Preservation In Print, New Orleans, LA, US, Graphic Design Intern

Apr 2012 - Aug 2012

Landmarks Association of Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO, Research Intern

May 2011 - Aug 2011

J. Paul Getty Museum, Brentwood, CA, Multicultural Undergraduate Intern

Jun 2008 - Sep 2008


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2011 - May 2014

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, Masters, Master of Preservation Studies

Sep 2011 - May 2014

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2010


Diversity Scholar, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Scholarship

Selected to attend 2012 NTHP Conference from national applicant pool.


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