B.ARCH, Southern California Institute of Architecture MS Architecture and Building Design, Columbia University
Rick Gooding is an award-winning architect and a founding principal of Chu–Gooding with 35 years in practice and extensive experience with design-rich technical environments, historic renovations, adaptive reuse projects, media broadcast studios, and art collection facilities. His professional work on the USC campus includes the Hoffman Hall Renovation and the interior build-out of the food service and entertainment venues at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center, including the Moreton Fig signature restaurant. For more than 15 years, Rick has taught and lectured at various schools of architecture and design, including USC, Arizona State University, Woodbury University, Kansas State University, UT Austin, and Art Center College of Design. He is also an accomplished visual artist; selections from Rick’s Subterranea series have appeared in exhibitions across the country as well as in the publication Single-Handedly and the UK journal Architectural Design. Rick received a Master of Science in Architecture and Building Design from Columbia University in 1985 and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture in 1984.