Thom Mayne, Named DesignIntelligence 25 Most Admired Educators for 2017-18

Congratulations to UCLA A.UD Distinguished Professor Thom Mayne!

Each year, DesignIntelligence honors excellence in education and education administration by naming 25 exemplary professionals in these fields. The 2017-18 class of education roles models were selected by DesignIntelligence staff with extensive input from thousands of design professionals, academic department heads, and students. Educators and administrators from the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture are considered for inclusion.

Thom Mayne, University of California, Los Angeles
Distinguished Professor, Architecture & Urban Design

Breaking new ground in design, research and teaching for decades, Mayne is inspired by social benefit, technological advancement, and formal invention. He is highly regarded as a passionate teacher, holistic in his approach to design, research and architecture. He uses physical urban planning as a platform to integrate social, sustainable and political issues. He is also dedicated to the notion of the moving finish line; fearless and dedicated.