Donghia Master Class Jury

TATIANA BILBAO, the 2016-2017 Donghia Designer-in-Residence, led nine Architecture/Landscape/Interiors juniors and seniors in a one-week project, “Xochimilco,” between March 16 and 21, 2017.




On March 22, 2017, Donghia students presented their Master Class projects to a jury consisting of
: Valery Augustin, Principal, DNA | Architecture + Design; Annie Chu, Principal, CHU+GOODING; Frank Clementi, Partner, Rios Clementi Hale Studios; Chava Danielson, Principal, DSH \\ architecture; Ed Ogosta, Principal, Ed Ogosta Architecture; Nick Seierup, Design Director, Perkins + Will, Los Angeles; and Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, Principal, WROAD.

Donghia students Billal Ashai, Erim Ayhan, Michael Chen, Juan Febres-Cordero, Josselin Garcia, Ibrahim Ghulam, Pinky Lam, Sally Park, and Wei Qiu each presented a large format collage that represented their proposal for “responsible urban regeneration, that would maintain Xochimilco’s historic legacy as a place of farming and recreation while adapting it to a symbiotic relationship with the encroaching urban tissue,” as assigned and directed by Tatiana Bilbao.


Donghia Master Class Jury
March 22, 2017

upper left: Donghia students’ collages
upper right: junior Pinky Lam presenting to the jury
middle left: junior Josselin Garcia presenting to the jury
middle right: senior Ibrahim Ghulam presenting to the jury

bottom left:
front row, left to right: Donghia Designer-in-Residence Tatiana Bilbao, and the jury, Frank Clementi, Chava Danielson, Annie Chu, Nick Seierup, Ed Ogosta, Valery Augustin, and Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter
second row, left to right: Alina Escarcega and Roberta Barcena from the Educational Cooperation Department of the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles, and Donghia students
third row, left to right: Jeffrey Perkins, Otis’ Vice President of Communications and Marketing; Patrick Mahany, Otis’ Senior Director of Development; and Christine Leahy, Otis’ Director of Strategic Partnerships

bottom right: junior Juan Febres-Cordero presenting to Tatiana Bilbao and the jury, as visible from left to right, Tatiana Bilbao, Frank Clementi, Annie Chu, Nick Seierup, Ed Ogosta, and Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter

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