Victoria Coaloa is a designer, educator and architect-developer. She is interested in emergent housing typologies as they relate to density, the evolution of the contemporary family structure, micro economics and the effects that these forces have in the shaping of the city.Victoria’s approach is multi-disciplinary, expanding her research and praxis through collaborative projects and publications that allow for unexpected and insightful ways of approaching architecture and design.
Victoria is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California (USC), where she teaches advanced and core design studios in both the graduate and undergraduate programs. She is a Visiting Professor at the "Asia Architecture and Landscape Urbanism"(AALU) program in China.
Victoria received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from The Southern California Institute of Architecture in 2004 (SCI-Arc). She then continued her studies in Wolf Prix’s master class at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (Universität für angewandte Kunst). While in Europe, she worked at Coop-Himmelb(l)au as design architect until her return to Los Angeles in 2010. During that time, Victoria worked on large scale institutional and mixed-use projects, including built work such as The BMW World in Munich, The Busan Cinema Center in Korea and The Dalian Conference Center in China.