Faculty / School of Architecture

Hector M. Perez

Associate AIA
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, San Diego Campus


Hector M Perez is currently an Associate Professor at Woodbury University School of Architecture in San Diego and Principal at De-Arc – a small unorthodox design studio in La Jolla, CA with projects that fluctuate between Art, Artifacts, Architecture and Academia. Alternating between solo and collaborative efforts, his projects include: in(fo)SITEs -Information Centers for In-SITE 2001 in Tijuana & San Diego / Lifeguard Stations – in La Jolla Shores & Cove / FrameWorks – a public art-fence commissioned by San Diego Museum of Art / South Oxnard Community Library – a 20,000 sf library / LA ESQUINA – a 4000 sf live-work project designed and developed by Perez in Barrio Logan.

Hector has lectured throughout Latin America and taught design studios & workshops at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Woodbury University School of Architecture, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CPSLO), NewSchool of Architecture & Design (NSA+D), Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), and many others Universities throughout Mexico and Latin America.

In January of 2015, Hector co-founded The RED Office – a Design-driven Real Estate Development Office – with partners Ted Smith & Kate Meairs. The RED Office is currently working on various ‘all inclusive’ (Design-Develop-Build) urban-infill mix-use projects in some of San Diego’s oldest neighborhoods.

http://www.theredoffice.com/
https://vimeo.com/136352770
https://vimeo.com/125510307

Education

B.Arch. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Advance Design Studies, CSU, Florence, Italy
M.S. in Architecture Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT