Faculty / School of Architecture

Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter

Dean Emerita

Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter is an architect, educator, and design consultant specializing in the building envelope and experimental use of glass. She was Dean of Woodbury School of Architecture from 2016-2021 and has taught at Yale, Cornell, the Bartlett (UCL), and SCI-Arc. She was founder and Director of WUHO, the Woodbury University Hollywood gallery, a venue for experimental installations and public events. She currently serves on the LA Forum Board of Directors, and as Vice President / President-Elect of ACLA, the non-profit education and community outreach offshoot of AIA LA.

The work of her collaborative office, WROAD, navigates transdisciplinary territory in the diverse type and scale of projects. She has collaborated on multiple award-winning projects including as façade consultant on Bloom with DoSu Architects, the Portland Aerial Tramway with AGPS, the Centre Pompidou exhibition, Continuities of the Incomplete, with Morphosis, and as project architect for the Corning Museum of Glass with Smith-Miller + Hawkinson.

Elevated to AIA College of Fellows in 2018, Ingalill is recipient the 2016 AIA California Council Educator Award, the 2018 AIA|LA Presidential Educator of the Year Award, and has been recognized by DesignIntelligence as one of the nation’s Most Admired Educators in Architecture and Design in 2018 and 2019.


MArch University of California, Los Angeles


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