Reception, Lecture and Discussion with John Enright of Griffin Enright Architects

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Reception, Lecture and Discussion with John Enright of Griffin Enright Architects

February 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


On Thursday, February 28, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Helms Bakery District and the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design are excited to host a reception, lecture, and discussion with John Enright of Griffin Enright Architects. 

John Enright of Griffin Enright Architects

John Enright, FAIA is Vice Director / Chief Academic Officer at SCI-Arc and a founding principal of Griffin Enright Architects, along with SCI-Arc faculty member Margaret Griffin, FAIA. Their versatile practice includes projects ranging from large-scale commercial and residential commissions to furniture design and gallery installations. Their work has been extensively published locally, nationally, and internationally; and has received over forty awards for design excellence including, local, state, and national AIA Awards in addition to The American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum. Their project ‘Vertical Garden’ is part of the permanent collection at the MAK in Vienna, Austria and they were participants in the ‘New Sculpturalism’ exhibition at MOCA.

Enright has taught design studios and technology seminars at SCI-Arc, Syracuse University, University of Houston, and the University of Southern California. His academic research focuses on design and building technology, including new digital paradigms as applied to fabrication and construction. He has been the recipient of multiple grants, including an NCARB Grant for the Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy, and USC’s Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences grant for his research on the work of Konrad Wachsmann.

Enright has served on the advisory committee of the national AIA’s Educator Practitioners Network, the Los Angeles Mayor’s Design Advisory Panel and NCARB’s Licensure Task Force. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and is a LEED AP. Enright received an M.S.Arch from Columbia University and a B.Arch from Syracuse University.

Introduced and moderated by Stephen Phillips, AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and professor, director, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)

Free Parking is available at the corner of Helms Ave. and Venice Blvd.

Photos (Left to Right): John Enright, Luxe Lakes Villas by Griffin Enright Architects.

Upcoming Schedule
April 11th: Jon Lott (Para; Harvard GSD)
April 25th: Oyler Wu
May 9th: Ball Nogues
May 23rd: Lucia Allais (Princeton)


February 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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