Patrick Geske

Patrick Geske

Los Angeles, CA, US



Patrick is a Los Angeles-based designer, writer, and educator. 

He holds a Master of Architecture from SCI-Arc, where he was awarded the Gehry Prize for Best Graduate Thesis, and a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Film Studies from Creighton University. He has practiced architecture in Los Angeles and at Sea Ranch. Previously, he worked in the film industry, where he directed and edited numerous short films, music videos, and commercials. He is known for his talent in bringing a breadth of knowledge to his designs, which often result in poetic and enigmatic expressions.

He taught in the past at SCI-Arc, and currently teaches design studio at Woodbury University.

Patrick's Featured Articles on Archinect

Under the Skin; An Intimate Building Review of AC Martin's LADWP Headquarters, Tue, Sep 18 '18

Under the Skin is a new review series that focuses on buildings in Los Angeles. Each review selects one finished building, whether newly built or long-time-standing, and takes an in-depth look at it in order to get under its skin. In this first installment, we take a look at the Department of ...

Under the Skin; An Intimate Building Review of AC Martin's LADWP Headquarters

RE: Educational Complacency & Serious Misunderstandings, Thu, Sep 6 '18

In last week’s article, “Has Educational Complacency Diminished Today's Discourse?,” an uncredited image of my thesis project was completely taken out of context and written about in a way that severely mischaracterizes the nature of my thesis.

RE: Educational Complacency & Serious Misunderstandings

Cross-Talk #2: Patrick Geske on 'Pedagogy' Today, Thu, Jul 27 '17

At its core, architecture is a personal pursuit that involves an itinerant and systematic questioning of everything one grows up to find in the world—pre-existing as it were, solid and opaque as if somehow natural.

Cross-Talk #2: Patrick Geske on 'Pedagogy' Today


Woodbury University School of Architecture, Adjunct Faculty

Aug 2018 - current

HEIGHT, Los Angeles, CA, US, Director

Feb 2018 - current


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M. Arch I

Sep 2013 - Sep 2016


Gehry Prize, 1st Place

Award for Best Graduate Thesis, SCI-Arc


Areas of Specialization