Wahlroos-Ritter Elected to AIA/LA Board

Our esteemed Associate Dean, Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, has been elected to the Board of AIA/LA this Fall. Newly installed members must provide a platform for their tenure on the board, and Ingalill proposes to:

-Leverage her experience in academia to engage diverse groups and encourage emerging young designers in order to exchange knowledge, strengthen leadership possibilities for architects, and broaden professional opportunities;

-Promote design excellence in service to social engagement, encourage the design of beautiful places to underserved populations, and reach out to communities to find ways for architects to lead the public conversation about healthy cities;

-Use her experience as façade consultant to advocate for innovative solutions to improve building performance through public policy; and

-Seek ways to streamline the professional licensing process.

For those who don’t know, Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter is an architect, educator, and design consultant specializing in the building envelope and the experimental architectural use of glass. She is currently Associate Dean of the School of Architecture at Woodbury University and has taught at Yale, Cornell, the Bartlett, and SCI-Arc.

She and her partner established their joint practice, WROAD, in London and are currently working in Los Angeles on a number of projects.  She has collaborated on multiple award-winning projects including as façade consultant on the Portland Aerial Tramway with AGPS, the Centre Pompidou Exhibition with Morphosis, and as Project Architect for Smith-Miller + Hawkinson’s Corning Museum of Glass.

She served for many years on the AIA LA Chapter 2x8 / Academic Outreach Committee.

- See more at: http://architecture.woodbury.edu/wahlroos-ritter-elected-to-aiala-board/#sthash.2BQMrfos.dpuf