Curriculum Vitae

DAVID DE LA PEÑA
CURRICULUM VITAE (Jan. 2016)

download: cv-ddlp-june2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Ecology
Program in Landscape Architecture & Sustainable Environmental Design
The University of California, Davis
111 Hunt Hall, One Shields Avenue
Davis, California 95616
dsdelapena@ucdavis.edu
(530) 752-4082

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Spring 2013
University of California, Berkeley
Dissertation:Experiments in Participatory Urbanism: Reform and Autogestión as Emerging Forms of Urban Activism in Barcelona

The Fulbright Program, 2011­‐2012
Graduate researcher at the Universitat Politèncica de Catalunya (UPC) Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB)

Master of Urban Design, 2006
University of California, Berkeley
Thesis: Living Downtown: Designing for Livable Density in Davis, CA

Master of Architecture, 1998
University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture, Honors

Bachelor of Arts, German, 1994
California State University, Fullerton, Summa cum laude

AFFILIATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

CA Architects Board
Architecture License No. C30106, Issued March 2006, renews Aug 2017

Permaculture Design Institute
Permaculture Design Certificate with Toby Hemenway, 2014-15

USGBC
U.S. Green Building Council: LEED tm Accredited Professional, 2004 to present

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

U.C Davis, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, 2013-present

LDA 198 – Environmental & Sustainable Agriculture, Fall 2016
LDA 191 & CRD 153 – Urbanism & Community in Barcelona (Study Abroad), Summer 2016
LDA 2 – Place, Culture & Community, Winter 2016
LDA 198 – “Pop-Up Public: Capital Public Radio’s StoryBus Design Project,” Winter 2016
LDA 191 – Advanced Design Studio: Urban Agriculture for Social Equity, Fall 2015
LDA 191 & CRD 153 – Housing and Urbanism in Barcelona (Study Abroad), Summer 2015
CD 250 – Community Development Field Methods, Spring 2015
LDA 102 – Senior Projects Studio, Spring 2015
LDA 199 – Research Methods for Landscape Architecture, Winter 2015
LDA 190 – Landscape Speakers Colloquium, Winter 2015
LA 170 – Site Planning Studio, Winter 2014
LA 191 – Advanced Landscape Design Studio, Fall 2013
American Studies 151 – Landscapes and Places, Summer 2010
LDA 70 – Landscape Architecture Studio, Winter 2009
LDA 21 – Landscape Drawing Studio, Fall 2008
LDA 191 – Advanced Urban Design Studio, Winter 2008
American Studies 153 – Individual & Community, Summer 2007

U.C. Berkeley, INSTRUCTOR, 2006, 2009-2012
LA 251—Theories of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, Fall 2012
LA 301 – Methods of Teaching in Landscape Architecture, Fall 2010

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Review and excerpt: Transforming Barcelona, by Tim Marshall. in Montaner, Josep María, Alvárez, Fernando, and Muxí, Zaida (eds.), Reader: Archivo Crítico Modelo Barcelona, 1973-­‐2004. Barcelona: Ajuntament de Barcelona & Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2014)
  • Review and excerpt: Building Barcelona, by Peter G. Rowe. in Montaner, Josep María, Alvárez, Fernando, and Muxí, Zaida (eds.), Reader: Archivo Crítico Modelo Barcelona, 1973-­‐2004. Barcelona: Ajuntament de Barcelona & Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2014)

BOOK CHAPTERS        

  • “Participation and activism: the case of Can Batlló” in Critical Files of the Barcelona Model, 1973-­‐2004. Barcelona: Ajuntament de Barcelona & Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2012)

PROFESSIONAL REPORTS

  • North Watt Avenue Corridor Plan. In collaboration with EDAW/AECOM and Mogavero Notestine Associates (MNA). Client: County of Sacramento (Public Review Draft November, 2011)
  • Dawson Drive Industrial Area Concepts & Design Guidelines. With MNA and Seifel Consulting. Client: City of Camarillo. (May, 2010)
  • How Shall We Grow? Community Vision: Happy Valley & Cottonwood, CA. With MNA and the Local Government Commission. Client: County of Shasta. (2009)
  • Fair Oaks Village Enhancement Vision. With MNA. Client: Fair Oaks Village Enhancement Committee and County of Sacramento. (August, 2008)
  • The Avenues Neighborhood Improvement Plan, Chico, CA. In collaboration with MNA, The Local Government Commission, and Glatting Jackson. Client: City of Chico. (April, 2008)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Streetscape & Urban Design Master Plan, Sacramento, CA. With MNA, Glatting Jackson, and the Local Government Commission. Client: City of Sacramento. (2008)
  • Wasco Downtown Revitalization Study, Wasco, CA. With MNA, Applied Development Economics, and The Place Making Group. Client: City of Wasco. (December, 2008)
  • Richland Housing Master Plan, Yuba City, CA. With MNA. Client: Consolidated
  • Area Housing Authority of Sutter County. (July, 2007)

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2017, Solar Decathlon Competition competitive entry, with U.C. Davis student team
  • 2015, Solar Decathlon Competition, U.S. Department of Energy, with U.C. Davis Aggie Sol student team, 1st place: affordability, commuting; 3th place: energy balance; 4th place: architecture
  • 2012, Competition winning entry, City of Barcelona, Les Portes de Collserola “# Baixem” with Raons Públiques, Lacol & Margherita Galante
  • 2011-­‐2012, Fulbright Postgraduate Research Grant, Fulbright España
  • 2009, A.P.A. Sacramento Merit Award: “The Avenues Community Design Workshop”

CONFERENCES AND ABSTRACTS

  • Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Conference Abstract 2017
  • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference 2016
  • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference 2015
  • Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Conference 2015
  • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference 2014
  • Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Conference 2014
  • California College of Arts Guest Lecture, January, 2013
  • U.C. Berkeley Landscape Colloquium November, 2012
  • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference 2012

INVITED SPEAKER

  • Rutgers University Landscape Archicture Common Lecture Series, 2015, “Illicit Melons: Seeing and Valuing Informality in Urban Agriculture”
  • California College of the Arts, “Open Source Urbanism: Collective Urban Actions in Spain” for participatory art studio, “Animating Public Space,” with Lauren Elder
  • U.C. Berkeley Landscape Colloquium Spring 2010, “Factories, Toboggans and an Aerial Tram: Researching Collective Urban Activism in Barcelona”
  • Urban Design Alliance Sacramento Design Dialogue, May, 2009, Public lecture series focused on urban design and the historic, social, economic, and ecological role of the Broadway corridor for Sacramento
  • Association of Environmental Professionals Conference, 2009, Conference Workshop Presenter: “Sustainable Planning and Public Participation,” with Jeffrey Goldman, EDAW
  • U.C. Davis Design as Activism Lecture Series, 2009, “The Pusher,” Invited lecture to Landscape Architecture Speaker Series, on recent projects and the responsibilities of community designers
  • Calif. Redevelopment Agency Conference, Monterey, CA, 2009, “The Chico Avenues Neighborhood Plan – Lessons Learned,” with Michael Notestine, MNA, and Shawn Tillman, City of Chico
  • Equal Partners Exhibit, 1998, Hodgetts + Fung Design Associates. Materials for exhibit and publication. “Equal Partners: Men and Women in Contemporary Architectural Practice,” Smith College & Berkeley Art Museum
  • Seaholm Power Plant, Austin, TX, 1997, Exhibit layout and construction; models and drawings of historic art-­‐deco power plant to promote adaptive re-­‐use of building

P RO F E S S I O N AL E X P E R I E N C E

Mogavero Notestine Associates, Sacramento CA, 2006‐2009
URBAN DESIGNER & ARCHITECT

  • North Watt Avenue Corridor Plan, Sacramento, CA (with EDAW)
  • Dawson Drive Industrial Area Design Guidelines, Camarillo, CA
  • Community Design Workshop, “The Avenues,” Chico, CA
  • Urban Design Master Plan, Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Sacramento, CA
  • Richland Housing Redevelopment Master Plan, Yuba City, CA

Lionakis, Sacramento, CA, 2003‐2005
SENIOR DESIGNER & ARCHITECT

  • Los Baños College Master Plan & Phase I [2007 CCFC Design Merit Award]
  • Alder Middle School, LEED Certification, Truckee, CA

LPA Sacramento, Inc. Sacramento, CA, 2002‐2003
JOB CAPTAIN

  • Folsom Lake College Classrooms, Labs, Offices, Library, Central Plant
  • American River College, Learning Resources Center

Scott Neeley & Associates, Davis, CA, 2001‐2003
PROJECT DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGER

  • Harrington Law Offices, Davis, CA [AIA Central Valley Award, 2003]
  • Veteran’s Memorial Center Black Box Theater, Davis, CA

Eleanor McKinney, ASLA Austin, TX, 2000-­‐2001
LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

  • Riverbend Church Memorial Gardens, Austin, TX
  • Ruiz Library Landscape, Austin, TX

Emily Little Architects, Austin, TX, 1999-­2001
PROJECT DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGER

  • St. Elbow Artist Live-­‐Work Community, Austin, TX
  • The “Hideout” Coffee House and Community Theater, Austin, TX
  • National Register Restoration, Katherine Anne Porter House, Kyle, TX

Hodgetts + Fung, Santa Monica, CA, 1998
DESIGNER / INTERN

  • Hollywood Bowl Master Plan, Hollywood, CA (programming, concept design)
  • Egyptian Theater Renovation, Hollywood, CA (model making, drawings)

SERVICE

  • 2016-18, Faculty-in-Residence, University of California, Davis, On-campus student faculty mentor
  • 2014-2016, Member, Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition
  • 2012, Member, Raons Públiques, Barcelona chapter of Architects Without Borders
  • 2010-­2011, City of Davis, Member of Oversight Group, Third Street Improvements Project
  • 2007­‐2009, Urban Design Alliance Sacramento, Board Member, Treasurer, Volunteer
  • 2007-­2008, City of Davis, Planning Commissioner, City Planning Commission
  • 2005, American Institute of Architects, Diversity Workshop Panelist, AIA Convention
  • 2004-­2005, merican Institute of Architects, Central Valley, Committee on the Environment
  • 2002‐2003, City of Davis, Commissioner, Historical Resources Management Commission

 

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