Alex Pang received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University. He joined the faculty in 2001 as lecturer and has taught 100, 200 and 300-level undergraduate design studios, as well as advised undergraduate degree projects. He was cited in DesignIntelligence as one of 30 Most Admired Educators for 2013. In 2006, Mr. Pang founded EcoGreen Development Group to partner with private equity investors in real estate and hospitality development arenas. He is design partner and project manager of an eco-resort development in Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast, in charge of acquisition, planning, entitlement and design for the 918-acre project that includes a 180-room hotel/event center and more than 300 residential parcels. Since 2009, Mr. Pang is also partner of Studio G5, currently developing small-scale residential projects in Southern California. Mr. Pang’s design and development experience provide a background for the second and third year studio design courses he teaches, as well as specialized expertise in multi-family housing for the housing senior project track he will lead in 2014.