Full Name
Lawrence Scarpa
Job Title
Brooks + Scarpa Architects
Lawrence Scarpa has garnered international acclaim for the creative use of conventional materials in unique and unexpected ways. Mr. Scarpa’s work has been featured in numerous publications and has been exhibited in venues such as Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, The National Building Museum and the Gwanju Bienale. Mr. Scarpa has also appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show. He is currently on the faculty at the University of Southern California and has taught and lectured at the university level for more than two decades. Some of those institutions include UNC Charlotte, Harvard University, UCLA, SCI-arc, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Florida, University of Michigan, University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He is a co-founder of the Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute Livable Places, Inc.; a nonprofit development and public policy organization dedicated to building mixed-use housing and to help develop more sustainable and livable communities. He is also the recipient of the AIA Los Angeles Gold Medal and lifetime achievement awards from Interior Design Magazine and the AIA California Council.
Lawrence Scarpa