Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, FAIA

Ingalill is an architect, educator, co-principal of the architecture firm W-ROAD, chair of NCARB’s Education Committee, and currently serves as President of Architecture for Communities Los Angeles (ACLA). The mission of ACLA, the non-profit sibling organization of AIA LA, is to be at the forefront of architecture education and community building, and to advocate for good design created by and for all people of Los Angeles.

Ingalill has forged educational pathways and launched programs that support her vision of education for all. She is currently Professor in the Architecture Department at East Los Angeles College, a public community college with the largest student enrollment in the state of California. She has taught at Woodbury, Yale, Cornell, the Bartlett, and SCI-Arc, and was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in 2018 for outstanding contributions to the profession and the academy, a distinction awarded to 3% of architects in the US. She is also recipient of the 2016 AIA California Council Educator Award, the 2018 AIA|LA Presidential Educator of the Year Award and has been recognized twice by DesignIntelligence as one of the nation’s Most Admired Educators in Architecture and Design in 2018 and 2019.

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