IIDA Southern California welcomes new member, Julie Eizenberg of Koning Eizenberg to our membership.  Julie Eizenberg is a founding Principal of Koning Eizenberg. She brings design vision and leadership to the firm’s wide range of projects and is recognized for her expertise involving cities, non-profit agencies, educational institutions, and private developers. Ms. Eizenberg is an astute observer and institutional iconoclast leading investigations that reshape the way we think about the conventional buildings of everyday living. Under her and partner Hank Koning’s lead, the firm has earned more than 70 awards for their projects, including 25 AIA awards and the AIA California Council Firm of the Year Award for 2009. As a result of her design direction, the firm has won two national competitions—Chicago Public School Northside, and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, which opened in November 2004 to widespread acclaim. Ms. Eizenberg teaches and lectures around the world, is a frequent advisor to the U.S. Mayor’s Institute on City Design and has completed a book titled, Architecture Isn’t Just for Special Occasions.

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