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Andrea Dietz

Andrea Dietz

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Andrea Dietz is an architect/designer with Chu + Gooding Architects, a Los Angeles-based office with an emphases on cultural projects and exhibition design.

In 2015, she concluded the 5-year management of a $2.8 million federal award that supported the launch of the graduate architecture programs at Woodbury University. Through this grant, she coordinated curriculum development and oversaw the expansion and integration of campus fabrication and shop facilities and resources. She maintains an active interest in architecture and design pedagogy and in craft culture and technology.

She teaches the bookend content – fundamental principles and advanced research methodologies – of architecture and design, both formally (as adjunct faculty with Cal Poly University, Pomona and Woodbury University) and informally (as a guest lecturer and in workshops).

She creates and writes as a personal practice. Her independent work aims to mediate the conceptual and the material in architecture, industrial design, and the decorative arts.

She has a background in event and exhibition production with estudio teddy cruz and Kyong Park's New Silk Roads project and in participatory practices and community and public interest design with Design Corps.

Andrea's Featured Articles on Archinect

Make room, make room: Aravena's Venice Biennale juggles inclusivity with individuality, Wed, Jun 15 '16

The call for the 15th La Biennale Architettura di Venezia, “Reporting from the Front,” asked architecture to give a damn. It did so as an expression of dissatisfaction with past performances, and by attempting to showcase remedies, all under the curatorial leadership of 2016 Pritzker ...

Make room, make room: Aravena's Venice Biennale juggles inclusivity with individuality
 

Employment 

Chu + Gooding Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect

Jun 2015 - current
 

Education 

Rice University, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2002 - Jan 2005
 

University of Virginia, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 1996 - May 2000