B.Arch., University of Miami; M.Arch., University of California
Prior to establishing his own practice, Professor Augustin was a designer at a number of internationally recognized firms including Swanke Hayden Connell Architects in London, England; Oppenheim Architecture and Design in Miami, Florida; and Frederick Fisher and Partners Architects in Los Angeles, California. Actively involved in the design profession as an educator and a practitioner, Professor Augustin teaches at the USC School of Architecture and is principal of the Los Angeles based design firm Dn/A, a multi-disciplinary practice engaged in architecture, interiors, and exhibition design. Alongside commissioned projects, Dn/A also pursues theoretical investigations and research focused on urban issues and architectural representation.
Professor Augustin’s work has been exhibited at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in North Carolina, the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., and at galleries in Miami and Los Angeles. In 2004, he curated and designed an exhibition titled Recent Departures at the UCLA. In 2006, Professor Augustin led a multi-disciplinary team of architects, planners, and developers participating in PropX, Inventing the Next LA; an invited competition aimed at providing new approaches to urban problems such as affordable housing, homelessness, traffic, and sustainability.