Paul Brestyansky

Paul Brestyansky

Irvine, CA, US



A licensed architect and certified interior designer in the state of California, as well as a LEED® accredited professional, having a total of over 20 years of experience in architecture, interior design, and project management for hospitality, high-end residential, and commercial project types.  A George Henry Mayr and Thematic Option Scholar of the University of Southern California (USC) College of Letters Arts and Sciences, holding a Bachelor of Arts degree and as a California Graduate Fellow, a Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning(GSAUP).  Working both domestically and internationally in design and project management positions with such firms as Cole Martinez Curtis, Trisha Wilson Associates, HFS/Concepts 4, Inc, WATG as well as with Walt Disney Imagineering as a principal interior designer, has also served as adjunct faculty at Santa Monica College and American Intercontinental University.



The Walt Disney Company: Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA, US, Senior Architect

Apr 2018 - current

Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, CA, US, Principal Interior Designer

Sep 2011 - May 2016


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Architecture

Graduate school of Architecture and Urban Planning, with an emphasis on the implementation of Computer Aided Design. Served as a graduate teaching assistant for Computer Aided Design coursework.

Sep 1990 - Jun 1994

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Letters, Art & Sciences (LAS)

Bachelors Degree from the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences.

Sep 1983 - Dec 1986


State of California Graduate Fellowship, Grant

Grant awarded by the the State of California, for demonstrated academic excellence, for graduate study in the field of architecture.


George Henry Mayr Foundation Scholar, Scholarship

4 year merit scholarship based upon demonstrated and continuing academic Excellence.


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