Patrick Tighe

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Patrick Tighe, FAIA, FAAR (b. Lowell, Massachusetts) is a Los Angeles, California based architect, innovator and educator.

Tighe earned a M. Arch. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He worked for Pritzker laureate Thom Mayne at Morphosis from 1993 to 2000.

In 2004 he founded his firm, Patrick Tighe Architecture. The firm has won over fifty major design awards including eight National American Institute of Architects Awards.[1] and is particularly noted for its work in affordable housing. The Sierra Bonita Affordable Housing project in West Hollywood, California has received multiple design awards.

Tighe is currently a professor adjunct at the University of Southern California (USC)[citation needed] and has held teaching positions at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc).[2] and UCLA .[citation needed]

Tighe was awarded the Rome Prize in Architecture from the American Academy in Rome.[3] and in 2011 he was named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. In 2013, Patrick Tighe Architecture was included in the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) exhibition, A New Sculpturalism: Contemporary Architecture From Southern California.

La Brea Affordable Housing, West Hollywood, California
Montee Karp Residence, Pacific Palisades, California
Sierra Bonita Mixed Use Affordable Housing for people living with disabilities, West Hollywood, California

Awards and honors[edit]

Trahan Ranch, Wimberley, Texas
  • Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome / 2007[4]
  • Elevated to College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects / 2011
  • MacDowell Colony Fellowship / 2009 [5]
  • Progressive Architecture Award (PA Award) / 2008 [6]
  • National American Institute of Architects Award, HUD Secretary Housing Award / 2014[7]
  • National American Institute of Architects Honor Award / 2012[8]
  • National American Institute of Architects Honor Award / 2011[9]
  • National American Institute of Architects Honor Award / 2003
  • National American Institute of Architects Honor Award / 2001
  • National American Institute of Architects Award, Small Projects Award / 2006
  • National American Institute of Architects Award, Small Projects Award / 2005
  • National American Institute of Architects Young Architect Award / 2006[10]
  • American Architecture Award / 2012[11]
  • American Architecture Award / 2011[12]
  • American Architecture Award / 2004[13]
  • American Architecture Award / 2003[14]
  • Best of Year Award, Interior Design Magazine / 2011
  • Best of Year Award, Interior Design Magazine / 2010
  • Best of Year Award, Interior Design Magazine / 2009
  • Best of Year Award, Interior Design Magazine / 2006
  • Residential Architect Magazine Design Award / 2011[15]
  • 40 Under 40 Award / 2006[16]

Selected projects[edit]

Out of Memory for the SCI-Arc Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Collins Gallery, West Hollywood, California
Moving Picture Company, Santa Monica, California
  • Out of Memory, Installation for SCI Arc (Southern California Institute of Architects), 2011[17][18]
  • Sierra Bonita Mixed Use Affordable Housing for People Living with Disabilities, West Hollywood, California, 2010[19][20]
  • Moving Picture Company (MPC) Post Production Facility, Santa Monica, California, 2009[21][22][23]
  • Ocean Front Walk, Venice, California, 2007
  • Tigertail, Brentwood, California, 2007
  • LA Loft, Los Angeles, California, 2006[24]
  • OP Shell, Santa Monica, California, 2006
  • Trahan Ranch, Wimberley, Texas, 2003[25]
  • Ashcroft Studio, West Hollywood, California, 2003
  • Live Oak Studio, Los Feliz, California, 2003
  • Collins Gallery, West Hollywood, California [26][27]
  • Jacobs Subterranean, Sherman Oaks, California [28]

Publications[edit]

Ocean Front Walk, Venice, California
Live Oak Studio, Los Feliz, California
  • The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture. Phaidon Press Ltd. 2008
  • A New Sculpturalism, Contemporary Architecture from Southern California, Rizzoli. 2013
  • Matthewson, Charles Casey. A5 LA. Oro Publishing. 2010
  • Young LA Architects - A+U, August 2008
  • Young Architects Americas. Daab Publishers. 2007
  • Cary, John.The Power of Pro Bono. Metropolis Books. 2010
  • Lubell, Sam. Living West. Monacelli Press. 2009
  • Webb, Michael. Brave New Houses, Adventures in Southern California Living. Rizzoli. 2003
  • Sacchi, Livio Southern California Experiments - Compasses, 2009
  • Cohen, Edie Only Imagine - Interior Design Magazine, March 2010
  • Cohen, Edie Special Effects - Interior Design Magazine, June 2009
  • Gerfen, Katie P/A Awards - Architect Magazine, January 2008
  • Nobel, Philip A Hill Country Harbinger - Architectural Digest, December 2004
  • Dillion, David Off the Beaten Path - Architectural Record, October 2004
  • Webb, Michael Covering All the Angles - Los Angeles Times Magazine, October 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2011/fellows
  2. ^ http://www.sciarc.edu/portal/people/faculty/portal.php?people/faculty/all_faculty.html[not in citation given]
  3. ^ http://www.aarome.org/people/alumni/sof/directory
  4. ^ http://www.aarome.org/people/alumni/sof/directory.html
  5. ^ http://www.macdowellcolony.org/artists-indexfellows.php
  6. ^ http://www.architectmagazine.com/design/tighe-architecture.aspx
  7. ^ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2014/hud-awards/WestHollywood
  8. ^ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2012/interior-architecture/MemoryTemple/index.htm
  9. ^ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2011/interior-architecture/moving-picture-company/index.htm
  10. ^ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/AIAS075294
  11. ^ http://www.chi-athenaeum.org/archawards/2012/AA12-130/index.html
  12. ^ http://www.chi-athenaeum.org/archawards/2011/_outofmemory/index.html
  13. ^ http://www.chi-athenaeum.org/archawards/2004/liveoakstudio.html
  14. ^ http://www.chi-athenaeum.org/archawards/2003/pages/CollinsGallery.htm
  15. ^ http://www.residentialarchitect.com/award-winners/west-hollywood-housing-west-hollywood-calif.aspx
  16. ^ http://www.bdcnetwork.com/40-under-40-1
  17. ^ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2012/interior-architecture/MemoryTemple/index.htm
  18. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4_sPL2nfZDs
  19. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YFwbyJzZ-4
  20. ^ http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=2463
  21. ^ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2011/interior-architecture/moving-picture-company/index.htm
  22. ^ http://www.thecoolhunter.net/offices
  23. ^ http://archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=3678
  24. ^ http://www.architonic.com/aisht/la-loft-patrick-tighe-architects/5100240
  25. ^ http://www.architecturaldigest.com/decor/archive/tighe_article_122004
  26. ^ http://archrecord.construction.com/projects/residential/archives/0306HotM-1.asp
  27. ^ http://www.chi-athenaeum.org/archawards/2003/pages/CollinsGallery.htm
  28. ^ http://www.architecturaldigest.com/decor/archive/tighe_article_122002

External links[edit]

Ashcroft Studio, West Hollywood, California
LA Loft, Los Angeles, California