Born in Davis, California, Scott Uriu is a licensed architect based in Los Angeles.
He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from California State Polytechnic Pomona in 1993 and studied at the Architectural Association in London, Diploma Unit 7 from 1992-1993. Uriu also was an undergraduate mathematics major at the University of California, Davis in 1991.
Uriu is a professor and teaches design and applied studies the University of Southern California and at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCIARC) . He has also been lecturing at the Nanjing Southeast University School of Architecture in China; the Architectural Society of Shanghai in Shanghai, China; the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA); the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; the Roy and Edna Disney California Arts Theater; and Woodbury University.
Uriu worked as an architect at Gehry Partners for over 7 years. In 2006, he co-founded BplusU, for which he is both Design Principal and Partner. BplusU is a full-service architecture firm that has worked on projects both nationwide and abroad. The architects’ work has comprised cultural locations (including museums, concert halls and exhibition spaces), educational and transportation facilities, master planning and urban design, offices and mixed-use developments, restaurants, and residential work.
BplusU’s work was recently exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles, California; at the FRAC center in Orleans, France; the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France; the 12th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy; the Next Nest exhibition at SITE in Santa Fe, the Architecture and Design Museum (A+D) in Los Angeles; the 2011 AIA Emerging Professional exhibition in Washington D.C.; the Milan Stadtkrone 2030 Exhibition in Milan, Italy; the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria; at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc); and the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design in Hollywood, California.
Two monographs have been published on B+U’s work. The most recent one, B+U- Designpeak 12, was published by Equalbooks and part of its monograph series. B+U’s work has also been widely published and discussed in books magazines and newspapers such as Architectural Record, Architects Newspaper, The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, Angelino, Azure, Futuristic, FORM, Future Arquitecturas, B-1 magazine, Architecture Live 6, REM, Elemente, Construction and Architecture, Light-Color-Sound Interior and Design, Dialog, 360 Modern Architecture, arcCA, Mark, 1000 x Architecture of the Americas, DAMDI portfolio and the Venice Biennale catalogue; as well as on television and radio.
B+U is an award winning fi rm and has received the Maxine Frankel Award for design research (2010) ,the AIA national award for emerging professionals (2011) and the A+Award for sustainability (2012).
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