2017 Urban JuryCategory
Gwynne Pugh, FAIA .
Gwynne Pugh has been practicing architecture, planning, and engineering for over 35 years. Gwynne Pugh led Pugh + Scarpa Architects for 22 years, where he was responsible for the design, urban design, design review, technical and production management and general project administration of all of the firm’s projects. During his time as Principal, the firm received over 20 national and international awards, including the AIA National Architecture Firm of the Year Award in 2010, and the 2003, 2006, and 2011 AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Project Award, and over 50 state and local awards including the AIA California Council Firm of the Year Award in 2010. Gwynne launched Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio in 2010 in order to explore urban design and interact more with cities and the populations they serve. He has served as the Chair of the Santa Monica Planning Commission and the President of the Planning Department of the League of California Cities. He was the past Chair of the AIA|LA Political Outreach Committee, and is currently a Representative to the AIA California Council. Gwynne Pugh has successfully completed hundreds of projects in architecture, urban design/planning and consultation.