Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu are the founding principles of Oyler Wu Collaborative, an award winning architecture practice based in Los Angeles, CA. The experimental work of Oyler Wu places a focus on the expression of structural complexity, aggregation, and material research through an intensive design and fabrication process.
lecture: Dwayne OYLER & Jenny WU (Oyler Wu Collaborative).
5.00 p.m. / Business Rotunda (03-213)
Cal Poly — San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Recent commissions include the Stormcloud, Netscape, and Centerstage pavilions for Sci-Arc, as well as installations for Dwell on Design and the LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. In 2012, Oyler Wu Collaborative received the AIA LA Presidential Award for Emerging Practice and the Architectural League of NY Emerging Voices Award.
Dwayne Oyler holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He was the recipient of the prestigious SOM Traveling Fellowship in 1996 and collaborated with architect Lebbeus Woods on numerous projects. He has previously taught studios at Cooper Union, as well as at the Research Institute for Experimental Architecture in Vico Morcote, Switzerland. Dwayne Oyler currently teaches at the Southern California Institute of Architecture.
Jenny Wu received a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She was awarded the Clifford Wong Prize in Housing Design at Harvard and was a finalist for the SOM Traveling Scholarship in 2001. She has previously taught at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and currently teaches first year design at the Southern California Institute of Architecture.