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Fall Lecture: "Re-drawn" by Patrick Tighe
Patrick Tighe, FAIA FAAR, is an American architect based in Los Angeles. Tighe received his Bachelors degree from U MA Amherst and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Masters degree. Tighe worked at the office of Frank Gehry before becoming associate for Thom Mayne at Morphosis for seven years. Since 2004, he has operated his own firm, Tighe Architecture, in Los Angeles. Tighe was awarded the Rome Prize in Architecture from the American Academy in Rome. In 2011 he was named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.
Tighe is currently a professor at the University of Southern California (USC) and has held teaching positions at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and UCLA. Tighe Architecture focuses on contemporary architectural design and uses intense exploration of the complex social, cultural, political and technological issues to influence each project. The firm has won over fifty major design awards including nine National American Institute of Architects Awards. The studio has a diverse range of projects, has been published and exhibited internationally, and has built globally.