MARGARET GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL, AIA
Margaret Griffin, A.I.A. is a co-founder and Principal of the Los Angeles-based, Griffin Enright Architects, a collaborative practice that yields creative, forward-thinking designs. Their work combines innovation and experimentation with a desire to explore cultural complexities relative to the built environment. Griffin Enright Architects has been published extensively locally, nationally and internationally, and has received dozens of awards for design excellence including, local and state AIA Awards and the American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum.
In addition to guiding an emergent practice, Margaret is an educator with more than twenty years of experience teaching at universities including Syracuse University, the University of Southern California, and the University of California Los Angeles. She is currently on the design and technology faculty at SCI-Arc (Southern California School of Architecture). Additionally, she was granted a fellowship from the American Academy in Rome to investigate the relationship between urban form and landforms. Both subjects she continues to examine in her architectural practice through the integration of landscape design and urban design issues into the architectural practice at Griffin Enright Architects.
Margaret also expands her practice through leadership and community service. She serves as an appointed board member to Santa Monica’s Architectural Review Board and as an Advisory Board Member for the Los Angeles Forum of Architecture and Urban Design. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles AIA where she is one of two AIA LA representatives to the AIA’s Californa Council.
She earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia