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Scott Johnson (b. February 1, 1951) is an architect. Educated at Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Johnson has travelled widely and, in his early years, worked in a number of seminal firms. He is the co-founder and Design Partner of Johnson Fain, an international architecture, planning and interior design firm located in Los Angeles. Johnson is the author of several books, the most recent including The Big Idea: Criticality & Practice in Contemporary Architecture and Tall Building: Imagining the Skyscraper. He has lectured widely on architectural topics and has taught at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of Southern California (USC) where he was, from 2003 to 2006, the Director of the Master of Architecture Programs.
Scott Johnson has worked variously at The Architects' Collaborative, the firm founded by Walter Gropius, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices and at Philip Johnson & John Burgee in New York City. In 1983, he relocated to Los Angeles where he accepted the role of Design Director and Principal at Pereira Associates, formerly William L. Pereira Associates. In 1989, Johnson assumed control of the office with his former Harvard classmate, William H. Fain, Jr., and renamed and rebuilt the firm as Johnson Fain.
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