Hannah Wear – Chief Associate/Studio Coordinator


University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, Master of Architecture, 1998.  Focus on environmental control systems, environmental design, passive and active solar design, integrating natural systems.

South Sound Community College, Olympia, Washington, attended 1991 – 1993.  Studied drafting, drawing and mathematics.

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, attended 1992.  Studied architectural drawing.

Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, 1990.  Focus on cultural studies, environmental studies, the social history and philosophy of Western cultures and art.

Evergreen State College, Traveling Seminars, attended 1987.  Studied Greek and Roman art and architecture in England, France, and Italy.

Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, California, graduated Advance Placement student, 1986.  Focus on art, English and French languages, ran on cross country team.


1999 – Present: Eric Lloyd Wright & Associates, Architecture & Planning, Malibu, California.  Chief Associate/Studio Coordinator and a Project Manager with primary responsibility on several residential and mixed use projects from the master planning and design of a multiphase mixed use development in Altadena to several single family residence construction projects around Santa Monica and LA.  Has oversight of all office activities and oversees performance of Project Managers as well as performs as Project Manager on multiple jobs concurrently.

1999 – Present: Design Integration Group, Inc. Eugene, Oregon and Los Angeles, California. Studio Director and Officer of an ecological design and construction group focusing on assisting in the integration and implementation of alternative and environmentally responsible concepts into contemporary design through green construction projects, alternative energy installations, consulting with practicing designers, architects, home and business owners on appropriate options and by developing and participating in educational presentations and workshops.

1999 – Present: Wright Organic Resource Center, Malibu, California.  Program Director and Archives Manager with a not-for-profit social and environmental education organization that coordinates the Eric Lloyd Wright Archives and hosts programs on issues such as ecological design, resource use and conservation, social and community structures, green lifestyles and business practices, alternative agriculture, the celebration of Nature’s cycles, and the creative and performing arts.

1988 – 1999: Kaupo Homestead, Maui, Hawaii. Worked on various projects on a 10 acre homestead in a remote area of Maui with no grid power or public water service.  Tasks included design assistance, foundation construction, framing and roofing, photovoltaic array installations, wind generator installation, and construction of multiple large rain catchment systems, plumbing and water tanks for rainwater collection and use. Worked on installation of systems during multiple extended site visits to Maui and as consultant to the design and development process from the mainland.

1998: World Renewable Energy Conference, Florence Italy. Attended conference as part of post graduate tour of European ecological buildings, traveled for two months before beginning architectural internship, going through Western European countries researching green buildings and watercolor painting.

1997: Korean Solar Energy Society. Awarded Honorable Mention for design of high speed rail station for International Student Design Competition “Solar Energy in Architecture.”

1997 – 1998: University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Graduate Teaching Fellow, taught in Environmental Control Systems and Building Technology courses.

1996 – 1998: University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Elected officer several times of student group HOPES (Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability) that developed the annual Eco Design Arts Conference promoting ecological design and environmental responsibility in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, planning and the arts, filled Treasurer and Co-chair positions.

1995 – 1997: Western Environmental Design Group, Eugene, Oregon. Worked as designer, cost analyst and carpenter during the summer doing residential framing, roofing and siding and installation of doors and windows.

1993 – 1994: Miscellaneous construction in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Self employed as carpenter during the summer doing miscellaneous construction projects, decks, outbuildings, roof structures, and pavilions.

1983 – 1986: Robert Hale - Contractor, Los Angeles, California. Worked part time as assistant to General Contractor and Solar Specialist doing solar hot water system installation.

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