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2023 OFA Scholarship Awards & Architecture Showcase
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos FamilyRoom
April 5, 2023 | 5:30

The Orlando Foundation for Architecture is hosting its awards event in collaboration with UCF, the University of Florida, and Valencia College. The evening will feature student presentations, scholarship awards, and a lecture by 2022 AIA Gold Medal winners Angela Brooks, FAIA and Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA of the acclaimed Los Angeles architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa. 




5:30PM - 6:30PM : Open House & Cocktail Reception with cash bar outside DeVos Room

6:30PM - 7PM : Scholarships Awarded

7PM - 8:30PM : Guest Lecture with Brooks + Scarpa

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About the Speaker: 


Angela Brooks and Lawrence Scarpa have garnered international acclaim for the creative use of

conventional materials in unique and unexpected ways. They are also considered a pioneer and

leader in the field of sustainable design.

Brooks and Scarpa have received more than 200 major design awards including twenty-nine

National AIA Awards, Architect Magazine’s Progressive Architecture and R+D awards, the HIVE

50 Innovator Award, National AIA Collaborative Achievement Award, AIA Los Angeles Chapter

Gold Medal, Architect Magazine’s Top 50 Architecture Firms (ranked 2nd, 4th and 9th

respectively), AIA California Council Lifetime Achievement Award, Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt

National Design Award, Record Houses, Record Interiors, Rudy Bruner Prize, six AIA COTE “Top

Ten Green Building” Awards and was a finalist for the World Habitat Award, one of ten firms

selected worldwide. His work has been exhibited internationally including the National Building

Museum in Washington, DC, MOCA Los Angeles, A+D Museum and the Smithsonian Museum.

They have been featured in NEWSWEEK and he has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show with

Leonardo Di Caprio. In addition, Interior Design Magazine honored them with their Lifetime

Achievement Award. And their firm Brooks + Scarpa was awarded the National and State of

California Architecture Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects. In 2022 they

received the National AIA Gold Medal, the institutes most prestigious honor.

They are currently on the faculty at the University of Southern California and have taught and

lectured at the university level for more than two decades. Some of those institutions include

Harvard University, UCLA, SCI-arc, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Florida,

University of Michigan, University of Southern California and the University of California at

Berkeley. They are co-founder’s of the A+D Museum, Los Angeles, Affordable Housing Design

Leadership Institute and Livable Places, Inc.; a nonprofit development and public policy

organization dedicated to building mixed-use housing and to help develop more sustainable and livable communities.

Learn more about Brooks + Scarpa's projects at

The event is free but does require registration. Make sure and choose 'Architecture Showcase & Awards' once on the page.

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