Katrin Terstegen

Assistant Professor
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Katrin Terstegen is principal of Los Angeles based design practice KATRINTERSTEGEN and Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona, where has taught topic studios, second year design studios, and senior projects. She is on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, where she currently serves as President.

She has been a Senior Associate for JOHNSTONMARKLEE in Los Angeles for ten years and founded KATRINTERSTEGEN in 2014. She also worked for various international architecture firms, including Decq & Cornette in Paris, M3H in Amsterdam, and Pugh+Scarpa in Santa Monica.

Katrin received her Diploma of Architecture (Masters of Architecture) from the Technical University Berlin in 2002 and her Diploma of Architecture/RIBA Part I+II from the University of Westminster in London in 1999. She also attended the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB) from 1996-97.

In addition to serving as guest critic at various international schools, including the University of Hong Kong, Woodbury University, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SciArc), she taught at the Technical University Berlin, the University of Auckland in New Zealand, and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She joined the Department of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, in 2014.