The College of Environmental Design at UC Berkley (CED) has named Lisa Iwamoto MArch ’93 as the new Chair of the Department of Architecture, effective in December of 2021. She has been a full-time faculty member at UC Berkley for nearly two decades and serves as a founding member of the award-winning San-Francisco-based practice, IwamotoScott Architecture, with partner Craig Scott MArch ’94.

“I am pleased to appoint Lisa Iwamoto as the next chair of the department. She has dedicated her career to balancing practice with academia and enters the position with a well-rounded approach to architectural education that can meet the contemporary environmental challenges and opportunities we face” says Renee Y. Chow, Dean of the College of Environmental Design.

Learn more about Iwamoto’s appointment.