Marcelo Spina


Design Director

︎ +1 (323) 284 8816
Marcelo Spina founded P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S in 2002 in Los Angeles as a speculative platform to explore an increasingly global design culture. A licensed architect in Argentina and the United States, he has more than 18 years of experience designing and executing distinctive projects worldwide. In his leading role as Principal and Design Director, he has pushed the office to take on larger and more complex projects maintaining a speculative edge and theoretical aspirations intact.

Architect and Educator, Marcelo Spina holds a Professional Degree from the National University of Rosario, Argentina and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University in New York. He worked for Reiser+Umemoto and Keller Easterling before starting on his own.

Spina is a Design Faculty at SCI-Arc since 2001, where he is also the coordinator of the Architectural Technologies Program. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Yale, Syracuse, Harvard, Berkeley, Vienna, Innsbruck, and Di Tella among others. His work has been published and exhibited widely and he has given more than 100 lectures around the world.

Mr. Spina is a member of the Boards of Trustees at SCI-Arc since 2016. He has served in national Juries for PA Awards, Architectural League and MCHAP.

8746 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

+1 (323) 284 8816

P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S is a design and research architectural practice based in Los Angeles, operating globally with more than 15 years of building experience.