2015 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors

A N N I E   C H U,  A I A,  I I D A,  N C A R B,  N C I D Q

Annie Chu_B&W

Annie Chu is a founding principal of the awards winning CHU+GOODING Architects in Los Angeles with an extensive portfolio of interiors focusing on arts, culture and higher education clients, such as Southern California Public Radio, MOCA, Hammer Museum, the Getty Center, the Studio Museum in Harlem, USC, UCLA, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. Annie received an MS degree in Architecture and Building Design from Columbia University and a BArch degree from SCI-Arc. She trained with Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York and Franklin D. Israel in Beverly Hills for 11 years before starting her firm.

Her civic and professional service include the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission, AIA Interior Architecture Advisory Group, Contract Magazine’s editorial advisory board, and jury member of many design award programs such as the AIA Honor Awards and the Prix de Rome. Annie has also been a dedicated educator since 1990 in architecture and design schools across the country and is currently Professor of Interior Architecture at Woodbury University, advancing the discipline through practice, scholarship, lectures and engagement.

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Los Angeles Convention Center Addition Proposal: Interior Node credit: Rendering by Nephew LLC. Primary Design Team: Populous, HMC Architects, Olin, Chu+Gooding Architects.

A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living Exhibit at Hammer Museum
credit: Photography by Brian Forrest. Courtesy of the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

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Rustic Canyon Residence 
credit: www.nilstimm.com


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