Spring 2021 SoA Final Reviews and Events

Virtual Livestreams & Events

Join Woodbury School of Architecture for the 2021 End of Year Virtual Reviews on Saturday and Sunday, May 1-2. The reviews showcase a collection of exceptional student work produced in the undergraduate and graduate programs during the 2020-2021 academic year. And don’t miss our End of Year Roundtable and Awards Celebration on Thursday, May 6th at 4pm.

This year, the graduating class created short videos introducing their final projects as part of a collective project called The Final Parti. Check out a preview below!

 

Congratulations to our students!

We would like to congratulate all of the students presenting work in the spring reviews:

Leonardo Acevedo
Jose Agredano Perez
Sabrina Aguiar
Samantha Aguiar
Farzaneh Akhavan
Ethel Alfaro-Ramos
Mohammed Alhadyan
Reema Aljasser
Naif Alotaibi
Hamad Alshammari
Abrahim Alsimari
Josue Alvarez Perez
Andrew Barraza
Khalil Bin Sabaan
Raphael Capitulo
Ivana Carbajal
Rubi Cardoso
Mark Carpenter
Megan Cassidy
Patrick Castro
Mahzad Changalvaie
Xavier Chavez
Cindy Chilin
Kayleigh Cornejo

Nicholas Daniel
Jean Paul De Guzman
William Dickey
Angel Escobar-Rodas
Erik Escobedo
Derek Eskandari
Kevin Flores
Kimberly Franco
Stephanie Green
Anna Grubinski Ossyra
Vahe Haroutounian
Alison Hayes
Khun Hein
Ulysses Hernandez
Samin Hozourirazlighi
Matthew Hummel
Marta Huo
Fumiya Ishii
Ricardo Jimenez Mosqueda
Arda Kilickan
Dana Ladd
Sungmin Lee
Samson Levi
Kevin Lugo-Negrete

Benjamin Luker
Christopher Madrid-Gramajo
Pooja Masand
Cory Matsuda
Aryana Mazloumian
Kevin Medler
Margarito Mendoza
Elaheh Merikhinasarabadi
Rita Midourian
Joseph Monck
Jose Montano
Adriel Navarro
Anginay Nazarian
Matthew Negrete
Marla O’Neil
Salvador Orozco
Erik Ortiz
Amanda Pappas
Andrei Joseph Paraz
Peter Patpatian
Lorena Perez
Naira Petrosian
Anastasia Pozdeyeva
Madeline Ramirez
Ryana Rangel

Allen Reyes
Ramon Ricafort
Adrian Rios
Endo Rosales
Diana Samano
Maria Samano
Michael Sanchez
Karla Sandoval
Saul Santizo
Rutu Shah
Erika Shipcott
Pratik Shanthkumar Sutar
Maneh Tahmasian Savarani
Emanuel Velexis Teguh
Biayna Torossian
Koni Tsai
Carlos Urtiz
Melissa Uyuni
Raymond Vartan
Elizabeth White
Zackary Woxland
Benny Wu
Parvane Zainali
Zhuoran Zhang
Zane Zukovsky

2021 Degree Project & Graduate Thesis Book

The 2021 Degree Project & Graduate Thesis book features a collection of student work produced in the undergraduate and graduate programs during the 2020-2021 academic year. Discover all of the student work organized by our Architecture, Interior Design, and ACS-Media Arts programs.

Read on Issuu

Thank you to our instructors!

We want to thank all of our instructors who’ve guided each student participating in this year’s final reviews:

B.Arch 5th-year Degree Project

Berenika Boberska
Ewan Branda
Anali Gharakhani
David and Mikaela Pearson
Bailey Shugart

M.Arch Senior Thesis

Ryan Tyler Martinez
David and Mikaela Pearson

Interior Design Senior Thesis

Heather Peterson

ACS — Media Arts

Mark Ericson and Nikita Pashenkov

Review Live Streams

Interior Design Senior Finals

Join us for the final presentations of our undergraduate and graduate students. You can watch our graduating students articulate, propose, and defend their ideas and positions on interior design and engage with professionals, peers, and colleagues.

Saturday 5/1/2021

Morning: 9:00 am – 10:30 am — Link to YouTube live
Afternoon: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm— Link to YouTube live

Los Angeles Architecture Reviews

Join us for the final presentations of our undergraduate and graduate students. You can watch our graduating students articulate, propose, and defend their ideas and positions on architecture and engage with professionals, peers, and colleagues.

Saturday 5/1/2021

Morning: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm — Link to YouTube live

Afternoon: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Link to YouTube live

Sunday 5/2/2021

Morning: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm — Link to YouTube live

Afternoon: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm — Link to YouTube live

San Diego Architecture Reviews

Join us for the final presentations of our undergraduate and graduate students. You can watch our graduating students articulate, propose, and defend their ideas and positions on architecture as well as engage with professionals, peers, and colleagues.

Saturday 5/1/2021

Morning: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm — Link to YouTube live
Afternoon: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm — Link to YouTube live

ACS – Media Arts Showcase

Please join us on Friday, April 30th from 5-6 pm for a celebration of our graduating thesis students as well as selected work from ACS-Media Arts spring studios. Student videos, game assets, objects, and experiences will be displayed in a virtual environment modeled after the former WUHO gallery of the School of Architecture. It will be a fun and interactive event that can be experienced on a headset, on a computer, or through a mobile device.

Friday 4/30/2021

Evening: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm — Link to the showcase

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Virtual WSOA Roundtable & Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! Please save the date for May 6, from 4-6 PM when the School of Architecture will celebrate the graduating class in a virtual Roundtable and Awards Ceremony. This year we have invited four distinguished alumni to speak to our graduating class of 2021:

  • Germane Barnes (M.Arch ‘12), Assistant Professor at University of Miami & Principal at Studio Barnes
  • Cheryal Kearney (Interior Design ’69) Set Decorator and Emmy Award winner
  • Yvonne St. Pierre (B.Arch ’04) Founder of Design Path Studio
  • Matthew Gonzalez (Media Technology) Creative developer, designer, and programmer

All are welcome to join! See below to learn more about our Distinguished Alumni who will be speaking at the event.

Thursday 5/6/2021

Evening: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm — Link to YouTube live

2021 Distinguished Alumni

 

Germane Barnes (MArch ’12)

Germane Barnes is one of the featured artists in Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America, a new exhibition on view at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) beginning this February. Germane’s work investigates the connection between architecture and identity and the social and political agency inherent in architectural practice. He is an Assistant Professor and the Director of The Community Housing & Identity Lab (CHIL) at the University of Miami School of Architecture.

 

Cheryal Kearney (Interior Design ’69)

Cheryal Kearny’s career as a set decorator has spanned over 40 years, including winning an Emmy Award for her role on the film “Gaugin, The Savage.” She is credited in over 50 films and television series. In 2017, she was recognized with the Earl Cooperman Lifetime Achievement Award from the Set Decorators Society of America. She continues to do small projects and shows with friends and filmmakers.

Yvonne St. Pierre (BArch ’04)

Yvonne is a licensed architect in the state of California and a third-generation resident of Leucadia California. With 20 years of experience in design and construction, she takes pride in her work, her craft, her family, and her community. Yvonne earned her B.Arch. from Woodbury University in 2004 and began her work experience in 1999 while earning her degree. Her mentorship in various offices and hands-on experience gave her a diverse design background in commercial, retail, and residential projects.

Matthew Gonzalez (Media Technology)

Matthew Gonzalez is a creative developer, designer, and programmer working at the intersection of art and technology. Matthew’s work has ranged from research and testing of various hardware/software protocols, graphic design and layout in 2D and 3D, computer programming, GUI design and implementation, and virtual reality tool design and testing. Recently, Matthew has been able to contribute to projects under corporate entities such as Intel, Disney, and Amazon, many times designing and programming user interfaces and other custom tools using TouchDesigner and Python.