Ramiro Diaz-Granados is from Los Angeles and received his B.Arch from SCI-Arc in 1996 and his M.Arch from UCLA in 2003. At UCLA he won the SOM Master Travelling Fellowship. In addition to being a full-time faculty at SCI-Arc he has also been a visiting faculty at UCLA, the University of Kentucky, and the Technological University in Lund, Sweden. He is the founder and principal of Amorphis, a design and architecture office. Recently the office completed the design, fabrication, and installation of a permanent intervention for a new building on the campus of Oregon State University. Ramiro has also participated in individual and group exhibitions, including one as a COLA fellow sponsored by the Dept of Cultural Affairs. Prior to founding Amorphis he worked with Gnuform, led by Jason Payne and Heather Roberge. Currently his research interests reside at the intersection of optical media, representation, and craft.