Larry Scarpa

Brooks + Scarp

Lawrence Scarpa has garnered international acclaim for creative and sustainable solutions to affordable and multi-family housing. His firm Brooks + Scarpa has received more than 20 National AIA awards including 5 National AIA Top Ten Green Building Awards. Brooks + Scarpa is also the recipient of multiple international awards including the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Award in Architecture and the American Institute of Architects National Firm Award. He is the recipient of the “Gold Medal from the AIA Los Angeles and the lifetime achievement awards from Interior Design Magazine and the AIA California Council. Mr. Scarpa has taught at the university level for more than two decades and is currently on the faculty at the University of Southern California. Earlier this year he won the $4.5 mil Housing Innovation Challenge Grant to develop scalable solutions to affordable housing and homelessness in Los Angeles County.