Kevin Southerland…

Founder of architecture 350, received his BA in architecture from U.C. Berkeley and, after a year at London’s Architectural Association, went on to receive his Master’s degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). He spent two years working at Frank O. Gehry and Associates and subsequently worked for several other prominent Los Angeles firms including Neil M. Denari Architects, Gensler, as a senior designer at Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects and as principal of his own firm since 2005. He has accumulated over 26 years of diverse experience on projects ranging from the Disney Concert Hall to post production facilities for 20th Century Fox, restaurants for the Hillstone Group (Houston’s) and offices for Revolution Studios as well as extensive residential and multifamily housing experience.

As one of the first 100 LEED Accredited professionals in California and a life-long surfer, Kevin is a committed environmentalist with a passionate belief in the concept of “do no unnecessary harm”. He is a native Angelino who is continually amazed by the diverse cultural fabric of the city. His commitment to innovative sustainable architecture is matched only by his enthusiasm for crafting serenely beautiful spaces.