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Jonathan Rieke, AIA

Jonathan is a Project Leader at West of West, with experience ranging from residential interiors to large-scale ground-up development projects. He is a registered architect in California, Michigan, and Ohio and has previously worked as a designer for several award-winning firms including The Los Angeles Design Group, Bjarke Ingels Group, and Morphosis Architects. Jonathan has held academic positions at the University of Southern California, The Ohio State University, and Kent State University where he was the Schidlowski Emerging Faculty Fellow. Jonathan received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where he was awarded the James Templeton Kelley Prize for best graduate thesis, and his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Ohio State University.

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Diane Thepkhounphithack, Assoc. AIA
Diane is a Project Manager at Hawkins\Brown Los Angeles. With more than a decade of leadership on award-winning projects in Los Angeles, Diane has extensive knowledge and experience working across a variety of project types. Prior to joining Hawkins\Brown, Diane was a Designer and Project Manager with Brooks + Scarpa Architects, working on projects with aggregate construction costs nearing $1 billion. This work included The Six, an affordable housing project for formerly homeless veterans, which garnered national recognition for design and sustainability.

Diane holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and a Masters of Architecture, both from UCLA.

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