Fred Fisher

Founder of Fred Fisher and Partners, Architects, award-winning firm in Los Angeles with projects in Berlin, Tokyo, New York, Hawaii and in California; Fellow of the American Academy in Rome; Member, Board of Councilors at USC School of Architecture

Fred Fisher leads an architecture practice focused on art spaces and artist collaborations, interdisciplinary academic spaces, residences and historic preservation projects. His approach to architecture comes from a broad cultural and social perspective. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College in Art and Art History and a Master of Architecture from UCLA. He was Chairman of the Environmental Design Department at Otis College of Art and Design. Fred is President of Otis' Board of Governors and a member of the USC School of Architecture Board of Councilors. He has held numerous visiting instructor posts including Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, SCI-Arc, Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA, and USC School of Architecture. Fred has given and participated in over 50 lectures and panel discussions at conferences and universities while his drawings and models have been exhibited in galleries and museums.

Fred is the recipient of the 2013 AIA|LA Gold Medal, the New York Municipal Art Society Brendan Gill Prize for P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, and is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. He was awarded a first-ever City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department grant to an architect.

Frederick Fisher and Partners' award winning projects include Sunnylands Center and Gardens (site of the recent US-China Presidential Summit), Annenberg Center for Information Science and Technology at Caltech, Annenberg Community Beach House, Oceanside Museum of Art, Long Beach Museum of Art. Current projects include the renovation of Princeton's Firestone Library and the University of Virginia's Fralin Museum of Art.


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