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Warren Wolff Wagner, AIA


1981 Bachelor of Arts, Appropriate Technology
University of California, Santa Cruz

1988 Masters of Architecture
Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of California, Los Angeles

1986 A.I.A. Scholastic Award

1987 Visiting Critics Studio: Richard Meier

1987 Women’s Architectural League Award

1988 Visiting Critics Studio: Frank O. Gehry

1988 Gensler Design Award

1989 Dean’s Award



01/1988 Selected Works
Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of California, Los Angeles

06/1988 Thesis Exhibition
Water Reclamation and Resource Recovery Facility
Santa Cruz, California
Edgemar Gallery, Santa Monica, California

07/1988 “Six Projects”, Selected Thesis Projects
Gallery 1220
University of California, Los Angeles

06/1989 Recycle L.A.
Architectural Exhibition
Artist Space, New York

04/2001 Architectural Faculty Exhibition
Woodbury University, Burbank, California

05/2002 C.O.L.A. 2002
City of Los Angeles Design Artist Fellowship Exhibition
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, California

10/2003 AIA/LA Awards Traveling Exhibition
Los Angeles, California

1/2004 “L.A. Homes and Gardens”, Newspace Gallery
Los Angeles, California

4/2006 C.O.L.A. 10th Anniversary Exhibition
Los Angeles, California



1995 University of Minnesota
CALA 1995 Winter Lecture Series
H.W.S. Cleveland Visiting Professor
“The Architecture of Conversion”

2000- Woodbury University, Burbank, California

2011 Member of Adjunct Faculty – School of Architecture
Professor of Sustainable Design Practices



10/1988 “Ground-Up”, Herbert Muschamp on Architecture
Art Forum International

1991 “Experimental Architecture in Los Angeles”
Los Angeles Forum for Architecture & Urban Design
Rizzoli International Publications

06/1992 “Architecture and Urbanism” No. 261

03/1993 “Looking Beyond Vision” Essay by Herbert Muschamp
The Once and Future Park
Princeton Architectural Press

1996 Hope Street Terminus: The Garden of Conversion
“Recent Projects”, Jack Becker, Public Art Review

Fall / Winter “Public Art” (video), Life and Times
KCET Channel 28, September 19

“Night Bright”, Walter Sawicki,
Los Angeles Downtown News, August 5

“Live from Hope Street”, Bonnie Grice, KUSC Radio

11/2001 “Stylish Sustainability”, Alice Kimm
ArchitectureWeek.com, Nov. 7, 2001

2002 “C.O.L.A. 2002 – Individual Artist Fellowships”, Catalog,
City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department

06/2002 “The Sun Dialer”, Bill Smith, LA Weekly, Vol. 24, No. 31

09/2002 “High Resolution”, Barbara Thornburg,
Los Angeles Times Magazine, September 29, 2002

01/2004 “Citation Award -2003”, LA Architect, January/February 2004

05/2004 “Ocean’s Swell”, Denise Abbott, The Hollywood Reporter,
May 21, 2004

07/2004 “The Venustas Factor”, Erik Lerner, Residential Architect Online
July 2004

09/2005 “Green Living: The Case Studies”, Micheal Webb, Los Angeles Times Magazine, September 2005

04/2006 “Sustainable Scale”, Sri Kesava, Yogi Times, Los Angeles issue 41, April 2006

06/2006 “Warming Up”, Allen Roberts Jr., Los Angeles Business Journal,
June 2006

02/2007 “Center of Attention”, Melody Hanatani, Santa Monica Daily Press
February 8, 2007

02/2007 “Green Real Estate – Beitcher Residence” KTLA Morning News with
Gale Anderson, February 26, 2007

03/2007 “Looking Beyond Green”, Morris Newman
Los Angeles Times Home Section, March 29, 2007

04/2007 “Meet the Planet w/ Lex Gornik” Radio interview on the work of
W3 Architects, inc. April 24, 2007

06/2007 “The Duplex Distinction”, Morris Newman and Dale Kutzera,
Los Angeles Times Home Section, June 21, 2007

08/2007 “Living with Ed” HGTV environmental reality show episode featuring the Beitcher Residence and interviews with Warren Wagner

07/2009 “Bioclimatic Architecture”, Josep Minguet, Editor
Monsa Publishing, Barcelona, Spain

08/2009 “Green Living”, Patricia Parinejad and Inken Herzig,
Elle Decoration – Germany, August 2009

09/2012 “LA Art Scene on Fire: Opening of the New Season”, Art Talk with Edward Goldman, KCRW

10/2012 “In A White Room”, Michael Webb, ArchitectsNewspaper



1994 Civic Innovations
“Public Composter” International competition with architect Petri Ilmarinen “Public Restroom Facilities,”
for the City of Los Angeles

1998 Poetic Space
Japan Architect Residential Competition
JA Magazine

2001 C.O.L.A. (City of Los Angeles) Individual Design Artist Fellowship
$10,000 award for the design and exhibition of
“Cardinal Points – Prototypes for Solar Living”
Exhibition May 2002

2003 AIA/LA Design Excellence Award – Citation
McRight/Wagner Studio, Venice, California

2013 Design Excellence in Renovation Award
Los Angeles Business Council
Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, California



1996 Hope Street Terminus: The Garden of Conversion
Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency
Downtown Cultural Trust Fund Grant
(with artist Blue McRight)
A site-specific environmental work of public art located under a freeway in downtown Los Angeles

1998 Traveller
City of San Buenaventura (with artist Blue McRight)
A site-specific environmental work of public art for the downtown parking structure

2004 Redmond City Hall Garage
Redmond, Washington (with artist Blue McRight)
A site-specific environmental work of public art for new downtown civic campus parking structure

Registered Architect
California 19875
Hawaii AR 15682

American Institute of Architects
Member: American Solar Energy Society
Member: U.S. Green Building Council

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