SCI-Arc's new format for its Friday faculty talk series features a 20-minute faculty presentation, followed by a 30-minute discussion with Cultural Studies Coordinator Todd Gannon.
This lecture is scheduled to begin at 1pm in the W.M. Keck Lecture Hall.
Dwayne Oyler & Jenny Wu
Oyler Wu Collaborative
Friday, February 17, 1pm
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu established the architecture and design firm of Oyler Wu Collaborative in Los Angeles in 2004. The office has been published globally and is recognized for its experimentation in design and innovative strategies. Jenny Wu received a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Dwayne Oyler received a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Recent projects include reALIze, a traveling art installation based on the face of Muhammad Ali, and the 2011 SCI-Arc graduation pavilion. Oyler Wu is currently at work on a 16-story residential tower in Taipei, Taiwan, a 10-story media office in Los Angeles, and architectural installations in Taipei and Los Angeles. The office has recently exhibited at the Beijing Biennale, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, and the London Festival of Architecture.
Both partners currently teach design studio at SCI-Arc. Their book, Pendulum Plane, was published in 2009 by the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, and most recently, a book entitled, reALIze, was published in 2011. In 2010, they received the first annual "Arch Is" award given by the AIA Los Angeles for emerging talents in architectural design. They have been invited to lecture at the University of Southern California, Texas Tech, Tamkang University and Arizona University.